Chicago Police

Officer Struck in Face, CPD Searches For Suspect

A Chicago police officer was hit in the face by an unknown suspect who police were searching for Wednesday night on the city’s Northwest Side.

The officer sustained minor face injuries after being hit near Cornelia and Harlem in the Belmont Heights neighborhood about 5:30 p.m.

Police were searching for the person who struck the officer Wednesday night and no one was in custody as of 7:30 p.m.

No other details were immediately available.

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