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Vancouver cop injured, panhandler also injured and detained
by Jake Dameron - The Oregon Herald
  Monday April 24, 2017 - 1:11 PM
 
VANCOURVER, Washington - At 8:35 pm Sunday evening, Vancouver Police investigated a report of an aggressive panhandler at 6th St and Main St in Vancouver, threatening customers of a nearby bar.

Officers found the suspect, an adult male and the suspect and officer had an altercation, Both the patrol officer and the suspect were injured and taken by ambulance to a local hospital.

The officer's condition is stable and reports indicated the suspect's condition is also stable, but unconfirmed at this time.

The investigation is still active. Names of the involved officer or the suspect are not being released at this time.

Any additional witnesses who have not been contacted at scene are asked to call Vancouver Police Department's dispatch center.

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