CHICAGO (TOC) — A girl has been charged Wednesday morning after Chicago police stated she stole a squad automotive and hit an officer.
The incident occurred at about 9:34 a.m. Monday at within the 4400-block of West Jackson Boulevard within the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
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Tuesday morning, police stated Whitley Temple, 34, was charged with felony counts of resisting/obstructing a police officer, vehicular hijacking, tried homicide, possession of a stolen regulation enforcement car, a misdemeanor rely of driving on a suspended license and a quotation for working an uninsured motorcar.
Witness Ruben Dunning stated the officer stopped to assist the lady, who was mendacity on the street.
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“He acquired out of the automotive to see what was occurring together with her, as a result of she was fully bare,” Dunning stated, “and he or she ran and jumped in his automotive and ran over him.”
The lady fled within the squad automotive on the Eisenhower Expressway and ended up crashing into about 5 automobiles on Harrison Avenue and Damen Avenue.
Nicolas Ramsay was on his technique to work as a resident within the Rush College Medical Middle emergency room when his automotive was hit.
“Then, swiftly, I acquired hit by a police automotive,” Ramsay stated. “The police automotive hit a number of automobiles and stopped proper in entrance of me and I noticed a girl leap and run.”
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Ramsay stated the lady was tackled and brought into custody. As detectives labored the scene the place the officer was injured, the lady’s household confirmed up on the lookout for solutions.
Her mom, who didn’t wish to be recognized, stated her 34-year-old daughter referred to as her a number of occasions early this morning asking for assist.
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The suspect was arrested and brought to a hospital for a psychological analysis. The officer was handled at Stroger Hospital for a laceration to the pinnacle and accidents to his legs.
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