Milwaukee police officer injured during pursuit of suspect wanted for drug-related offense

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Milwaukee police say an officer was injured on Monday evening, June 1st near 26th and Atkinson.

It happened just after 6:00 p.m.

Officers were in foot pursuit of a subject wanted for a drug-related offense when one officer fell when he pursued the subject over a fence. The officer injured his arm.

The subject, a convicted felon, was taken into custody.

Police say drugs were recovered from his person.