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Officer, suspect injured during stolen vehicle investigation in Mississauga

Last Updated Jan 11, 2019 at 6:38 pm EST

An officer and a suspect were injured during an investigation involving a stolen vehicle in Mississauga on Friday afternoon, Peel police say.

It happened around 1 p.m. near Eglinton Avenue East and Tomken Road.

Const. Akhil Mooken said officers were in a parking lot trying to arrest a woman suspected of stealing a black Jeep when she fled in the vehicle, striking one of the officers.

Mooken said police fired shots, but no one was hit.

The woman continued driving until she hit a truck on Timberlea Boulevard.

Paramedics took the officer and the woman to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Police investigate after an officer and suspect were injured during an incident in Mississauga on Jan. 11, 2018. 680 NEWS/Mark Douglas
Police investigate after an officer and suspect were injured during an incident in Mississauga on Jan. 11, 2018. 680 NEWS/Mark Douglas
Police investigate after an officer and suspect were injured during an incident in Mississauga on Jan. 11, 2018. 680 NEWS/Mark Douglas
Police investigate after an officer and suspect were injured during an incident in Mississauga on Jan. 11, 2018. 680 NEWS/Mark Douglas