Southport officer involved in crash during robbery investigation


A Southport police officer was slightly injured in a crash while investigating a robbery Monday.

The officer, along with an IMPD officer, were responding to a robbery in progress at a liquor store, when the officer collided with another car in the 7200 block of Madison Avenue, not far from the robbery scene.

The officer and the driver of the other car both sustained minor injuries in the collision. The robbery suspect fled the scene.