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Chicago Police Officer Struck by Stolen SUV in Lawndale

Two people are in custody after a Chicago Police officer was struck by a stolen SUV late Sunday in the Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

Officers were walking up to the stolen vehicle at 11:43 p.m. in the 3600 block of West Ogden when the SUV sped away, striking one of the officers in the process, according to Chicago Police. 

The vehicle then struck a fence in the 1900 block of South Drake and the suspects ran away, police said. 

The officer was taken to a hospital where he was treated and released, police said. No other injuries were reported.

Two suspects were in custody early Monday as Area Central detectives investigate.

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