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Officer expected to return to duty this week after cruiser runs over ankle

Published: Sunday, December 03, 2017 @ 4:46 AM
Updated: Monday, December 04, 2017 @ 11:40 AM
By: Breaking News Staff

UPDATE @ 11:40 a.m. (Dec. 4)

A Troy police officer has been treated and released after his cruiser ran over his ankle while trying to apprehend a suspect. 

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Around 6:30 p.m. Saturday, officers were chasing a runaway juvenile from Englewood who was believed to armed near Liberty Place in Troy, according to Troy Police Capt. Joe Long. 

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The officers were attempting to apprehend the suspect on the ground when the cruiser started to roll backwards. The cruiser ran over the ankle of officer Matt Mosier, investigators said. 

Mosier was treated and released from an area hospital and is expected to return to light duty this week, Long said. 

The cruiser was believed to be in park when the incident started, and police are still investigating what caused the cruiser to roll backwards. 

Additional details were not available. 

FIRST REPORT (Dec. 2)

One Troy police officer ran his leg over with his own police cruiser, according to officials.

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Initial reports say the incident occurred Saturday on Heritage Drive off of Stoneyridge Drive.

Details of the ordeal including how, what time, or where the incident happened exactly were not immediately confirmed by Troy police, as they are still investigating. 

The officer was taken to Upper Valley Medical Center with minor injuries and is expected to be okay.

This newsroom left multiple messages Sunday with Troy police for additional information.