Two Yakima Police officers were hospitalized for injuries after an alleged robbery suspect drove over them in an attempt to flee the scene. The vehicle was reportedly stolen in a robbery several days earlier.

It happened Tuesday afternoon as police responded to the location of the stolen vehicle. A chase ensued as police followed the stolen vehicle. The chase ended a short time later in Terrace Heights after the vehicle crashed. The two suspects were arrested with minor injuries.

Both Yakima Police Officers were treated for their injuries and are expected to recover.

Details of the incident were released on the Yakima Police Department's Facebook page.

At approximately 2:25pm this afternoon, officers received a call of a vehicle which had been taken in a...

Posted by Yakima Police Department on Tuesday, January 5, 2021

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