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Suspect arrested in foot pursuit that injured officer

A central Kentucky police officer was injured while chasing after a suspect.

WHIR Radio reports Danville Police Officer Sharon Johnson fell off an embankment Thursday during a foot pursuit.

It happened near Dillehay Street, off South Fourth Street, in Danville.

Officers were after Roger Criss.

Another officer eventually deployed a taser on Criss. He was arrested.

Criss is accused of menacing and resisting arrest.

Police say Officer Johnson suffered a possible broken arm and a possible concussion.

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