LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a knife-wielding man running from police was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Southern California.
Police in Long Beach say officers responded late Sunday to reports of a man with a knife near a commuter train station.
Lt. Omar Martinez says when the man saw the officers he sprinted into a street and was hit by a car. The driver did not stop.
Martinez says the suspect was hospitalized with minor injuries. He could face misdemeanor charges.
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Investigators are checking surveillance video as they try and track down the hit-and-run driver.