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Squad car hit in Mount Pleasant


MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. —Mount Pleasant police are looking for a vehicle that hit a squad car.

The crash happened around 10:20 p.m. Wednesday near 16th Street and Oakdale Avenue.

Police said an officer had just parked his van while responding to a call. That's when he noticed a vehicle speeding towards him. The officer jumped back inside -- moments before the vehicle sideswiped the driver's side door.

Police told WISN 12 News that, had the officer not reacted immediately, he would have been hit by the car.

The suspect sped away from the scene after the crash, according to police. The vehicle is described as a dark sedan. Anyone who has information about what happened is asked to call police.

The officer was not injured.

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