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NWPD officer hurt in collision
A New Westminster police officer suffered non-life threatening injuries during a collision with a stolen vehicle at Fifth Avenue and 12th Street Sunday evening.
A department spokeswoman said the officer was driving on 12th Street when the stolen vehicle drove through a stop sign at Fifth Avenue.
The passenger in the stolen vehicle stayed at the scene while the driver fled on foot and remains at large. The spokeswoman said the officer suffered minor injuries and he is expected to return to work by the end of the week. The NWPD's collision analysis and reconstruction team is investigating.