Allegheny Twp. Officer Goes Into Cardiac Arrest During Foot Chase

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DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – A 44-year-old Pennsylvania police officer has been hospitalized in critical condition after suffering cardiac arrest during a foot chase.

Michael Robison, assistant chief of the Allegheny Township Police Department in Blair County says one officer collapsed during a pursuit Sunday morning. Robison says other officers gave him CPR and revived him at the scene.

The officer’s name was not released.

Police say he had been responding to a report of a man causing a verbal disturbance at a mobile home park. The suspect was arrested.

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