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Officer hurt in Marietta arrest
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MARIETTA, GA (WXIA) -- Authorities said a police officer suffered minor injuries during an arrest Monday afternoon.

According to Officer Alicia Chilton with the Cobb County Police Department, at about 3:14 pm, the officer responded to a call at the Rosemont City View Apartments in the 1600 block of Barnes Mill Road about possible drug transactions taking place. When the officer arrived, Chilton said multiple suspects fled from a vehicle at that location.

The officer chased one suspect into the wood-line. Chilton said the officer was hurt during the ensuing altercation, and was taken to Kennestone Hospital in Marietta for treatment of minor injuries. One suspect was taken into custody. Chilton said additional suspects were being sought in connection with the incident.

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