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: Woman Dead After Dragging Officer With Car Before Crashing Into Business In Dolton; Shots Fired By Police
The driver of the vehicle drove off during the struggle, but both she and the passenger were arrested a short time later.READ MORE: Many Who Filed Federal Tax Returns On Time Or Early Still Don't Have Refunds -- What's The Holdup?
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: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Confirms Tentative Agreement On New 8-Year Police Contract With Chicago FOP
No further information was immediately available.