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Officer, suspect in hospital after traffic stop

Posted at 1:16 PM, Jan 02, 2017
A Las Vegas police officer and a suspect were both taken to the hospital on Monday after an incident next to a Wells Fargo near Boulder Highway and Twain Avenue.
Around 10:12 a.m. an officer attempted to stop a hit-and-run suspect in his vehicle. Following the stop, the suspect got out of the car and was non-compliant with the officer. A struggle ensued.
Additional officers arrived at the scene and took the suspect into custody. Both the officer and the suspect were treated at UMC Trauma for non-life threatening injuries.
The suspect faces multiple charges including battery on a police officer.