Albemarle police officer recovering following chase

Published 11:21 am Tuesday, March 21, 2023

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An Albemarle Police officer responding to a call for a vehicle pursuit initiated by Stanly County Sheriff’s Office was involved in a single vehicle crash in the area of Ridge Street and Colonial Drive around 6:16 p.m. Monday.

The officer was transported to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries and later released, according to Albemarle Police.

The crash is under investigation as part of Albemarle Police protocol.

This is a developing story. More information will be revealed about the chase as available in a follow-up story.