Boynton Beach police officers injured

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. - Boynton Beach police say a police chase which started in their city ended in Lake Worth.

According to a spokesperson, Officer Jeffrey Williams tried to make a traffic stop on Seacrest Boulevard in Boynton Beach.

But the officer says the driver, Byron Harris who was with two other people in the car, refused to stop.

As the car was driving off, he could see some type of white powder being thrown from the passenger side. The car headed to Gateway and I-95 where the suspect's car hit an officer who was standing near this patrol car. When the suspects were finally caught in Lake Worth, a second officer, Matthew Medeiros, was injured during the arrest.

John Kazanjan with the Police Benevolent Association says officers face many dangerous situations.

"Dealing with these people on drugs it really elevates them and it elevates us because they are enhanced and get super human strength and it takes a lot to subdue that individual. But you get a lot more burglaries, robberies going on, auto theft, domestics you name it we got it and we have to deal with it," said Kazanjan.

All three suspects were arrested.  

Medeiros suffered a broken hand.  Williams remains hospitalized in serious condition.

Harris appeared in court Thursday morning and was denied bond.

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