Deputy injured in altercation with suspect

BREMERTON – A deputy was injured Thursday morning while responding to a 911 call.

At around 5:31 a.m., an anonymous caller reported a burglary in progress in the 3600 block of West Frontage Road in unincorporated Kitsap County. According to the Bremerton Police Department, the vacant commercial building has a history of burglaries, trespasses and suspicious activity.

A deputy arrived on scene about 14 minutes later and contacted a person in the parking lot. Upon contact, the person allegedly ran away from the deputy, and a foot pursuit ensued. At its conclusion, an altercation ensued and the suspect was taken into custody.

During the altercation, both the deputy and the suspect were injured. They were both treated at Harrison Medical Center and released within six hours.

None of the injuries are considered life-threatening.

The suspect, a male in his 40s, is currently in jail. Bail was set at $100,000.

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