2 LAPD officers injured during traffic stop in Koreatown; 1 bitten by suspect

KOREATOWN, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Two Los Angeles police officers were hospitalized Monday night after a traffic stop suddenly turned violent in Koreatown.

The officers scuffled with the suspect near Wilshire Boulevard and Western Avenue. Additional units responded to an "officer needs help call" shortly after 9 p.m.

According to police, one officer was bitten on the arm by the suspect, and the other sustained injuries to his shoulder.

The officers were transported to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. The suspect was arrested and taken away by ambulance. Investigators say none of the injuries are life-threatening.

The officers were released after treatment.
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