Miami Beach officer injured while prosecuting alleged armed robbery

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – An officer was injured while trying to apprehend a suspected robbery in Miami Beach on Thursday.

A driver hit both the officer and the suspect on the 22nd Street and Collins Avenue area, police said.

Firefighters took the police officer to Jackson Memorial Hospital and the suspect to Mount Sinai Medical Center.

“Both are expected to be fine,” said Officer Ernesto Rodriguez, a spokesman for the Miami Beach Police Department.

This is an evolving story. Emily Hales, Editor of the Local 10 News Assignment Desk, contributed to this report.

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