WALTHAM (CBS) – A police officer suffered minor injuries when he fell through a floor that collapsed at the old Armory at Curtis and Sharon streets while chasing two suspects, police said.
The unidentified officer had been responding to the area of 40 Highland St. for a report of an attempted break into a motor vehicle, shortly before noon Friday.READ MORE: Group Raising Money To Send Boy With Leukemia To Disney World
Two suspects reportedly fled into the old Armory, and the officer fell approximately 10 feet when the floor that he was standing on collapsed.READ MORE: Newton To Keep School Mask Mandate In Effect After October 1
The officer landed on his feet on the basement of the building. He was treated at the scene and then at a local hospital.MORE NEWS: Police Identify 2 Suspects Wanted In Norwood Murder
The suspects were never located, police said.