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Encino suspects tried to run over officer

A Los Angeles police patrol vehicle is shown near Burbank Boulevard and White Oak Avenue in Encino. Police say two suspects in a vehicle tried to run down an officer on Thursday, June 20, 2013.
June 20, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A search is under way for two suspects who tried to run down a police officer early Thursday morning in Encino.

The incident took place at around 1 a.m. near Burbank Boulevard and White Oak Avenue.

The officer is said to be OK, though it's not clear if he received any injuries or exactly what prompted the incident.

Police set up a perimeter and shut down part of the 101 Freeway for about 10 minutes.

Descriptions of the suspects were not immediately available.

If you have any information about this incident, you're urged to contact the Los Angeles Police Department's West Valley Division at (818) 374-7611.


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