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Durham County Deputy Injured in Chase

Posted June 28, 1998 7:00 a.m. EDT

— A Durham County deputy is nursing a broken ankle and his department is short one car after a chase and wreck Monday.

The sheriff's department says two suspects driving a stolen car side-swiped parked cruiser. During a chase the injured deputy crashed into the stolen car, breaking his ankle.

The two suspects fled. K-9 units searched a wooded area off Old Oxford Highway, but the suspects are still on the loose.