Officer Hospitalized With Medical Episode While Arresting Wanted Person, Police Say

An Allentown police officer was hospitalized after suffering a medical episode while trying to arrest a wanted person, officials said.

Allentown Police

Allentown Police

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Police said only that the officer suffered some sort of medical episode while attempting to apprehend the suspect around 12:45 p.m. Monday, June 10 on the 600 block of N. 9th Street.

Emergency aid was rendered on scene and the officer was taken to an area hospital for treatment. The officer is expected to survive. No further details were released.

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