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Officer Involved In Harnett Chase Needs Surgery

Posted December 20, 2005 7:48 a.m. EST

— A Dunn police officer hit by a car during a chase in Harnett County will need leg surgery.

Both officers were chasing a suspect on foot Friday after he jumped out of a car on Interstate 95.

A second officer who was also hit was treated and released.

Police say the suspect is in custody, but authorities will not release his name.