CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago police officer was injured Monday afternoon when a traffic stop turned violent in Avalon Park, as the passenger of a vehicle began struggling with officers.
Police said officers conducted a traffic stop near 79th and Blackstone around 1:45 p.m., when a male passenger began fighting with them.READ MORE: 'You Will Die:' Jovan McPherson Charged With Shooting CPD Officer, Kidnapping Woman In Lincoln Park
The driver of the vehicle drove off during the struggle, but both she and the passenger were arrested a short time later.READ MORE: Water Pressure Problems Persist In Dixmoor, Boil Order Remains In Effect
One office suffered a cut to his hand during the struggle and was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Police said a weapon was recovered at the scene, and charges were pending Monday afternoon.MORE NEWS: 4-Month-Old Girl Was Killed In Act Of Child Abuse In South Shore, Officials Say
No further information was immediately available.