Toronto officer suffers leg injury after suspect vehicle rams into police car

Photo of the damaged cruiser.
Photo of the damaged cruiser. Bill Barker/Global News

Toronto police say an officer suffered a leg injury after being struck by a vehicle driven by a suspect attempting to flee the scene.

Officers responded to a report of someone with a gun on Baltray Crescent, just before 11:30 a.m. Friday.

Const. Edward Parks said a neighbour called about an argument in which someone pulled out a gun.

Police arrived on scene and Parks said two people got into a Range Rover, rammed one of the squad cars, injuring an officer who was standing outside of his vehicle.

Parks said the officer suffered a non-life-threatening leg injury.

A pursuit ensued in the area of Victoria Park and Highway 401, however, officers had to call it off due to public safety.

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Police are asking anyone with information or video footage of the incident to contact investigators.