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MERIDEN, Conn. – Five officers with the Meriden Police Department in Connecticut were injured Monday during a traffic stop and subsequent chase.

Police officials confirmed that officers located a red Chevrolet Impala at around 5:20 p.m. that matched the description of a vehicle used in a recent shooting, WTNH reported.

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After calling for additional resources and pulling the vehicle over, officers approached the Impala, whose occupants reportedly drove into two marked police cruisers, as well as a third undercover vehicle, WVIT reported.

According to police, the officers who approached the Impala on foot were hit as the car proceeded to ram both the cruisers and the unmarked car a second time, creating enough space to escape the scene, the TV station reported.

Following a brief car chase, the suspects fled the Impala on foot but were apprehended by officers, who also retrieved two weapons, at least one of which was discarded during the foot chase, with the assistance of a K-9 officer, WTNH reported.

The extent of the officers’ injuries was not immediately released, but all five were transported to an area hospital for treatment, WVIT reported.

Police intend to identify those involved in the incident, as well as any charges on Tuesday, WTNH reported.