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NOPD officer injured after handcuffed suspect gets loose, knocks her to the ground

5 years 3 months 1 week ago Monday, November 19 2018 Nov 19, 2018 November 19, 2018 5:55 AM November 19, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

NEW ORLEANS - An officer with the New Orleans Police Department was sent to the hospital after a suspect got loose from his handcuffs and knocked the officer to the ground.

The incident happened just after 5 p.m. Sunday in the 9600 block of Chef Menteur Highway, WWL-TV reports. Police say the officer was responding to a shoplifting incident and placed 23-year-old Ishionte Jackson in handcuffs. Jackson was able to escape and knock the officer to the ground.

The officer suffered a head injury. No further information was provided.

Police say, Jackson was apprehended by another officer and addition charges are expected to be levied against him.

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