Cop injured attempting to stop shoplifter

Jim Hanzo
November 18, 2018 - 5:58 pm

An officer was injured Sunday while attempting to stop a shoplifter.  

The incident happened in the 9600 block of Chef Menteur Highway. 

While responding to a shoplifting incident at the location, officers arrested Ishionte Jachson, 6-11-95 for shoplifting. 

After placing her in handcuffs, the suspect managed to get loose.  The female officer attempted to stop the suspect from escaping and was knocked to the ground. 

The suspect was apprehended by another officer.  The female officer was taken to a local hospital with a head injury.

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