Olathe officer sustains broken leg in altercation

(KSN File Photo)

OLATHE, Kansas (AP) – Police in Olathe are seeking witnesses to a confrontation that left an officer with a broken leg.

The police department in the Kansas City suburb says officers responded to a call around 5 p.m. Monday about a man and woman involved in a disturbance at a park. Police say the man tried to leave the scene, then got into a fight with the officer who was injured.

The suspect was booked into the Johnson County Jail. The officer has been placed on medical leave.

Police said Tuesday they want to hear from anyone who saw the altercation.

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