LAPD officer recovering from violent encounter with burglary suspect in Venice

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Monday, November 11, 2019
LAPD officer recovering from violent encounter with burglary suspect in Venice
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A Los Angeles police officer is stable Sunday after he was knocked unconscious during an encounter with a burglary suspect.

VENICE, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A Los Angeles police officer is stable Sunday after he was knocked unconscious during an encounter with a burglary suspect.

It happened on the Venice boardwalk Saturday afternoon.

Police say a homeless man tried to run from officers.

They chased him and that's when the suspect got violent with an officer, knocking him unconscious.

The homeless man was taken into custody.