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La Mesa Police Patrol Car Struck in Pursuit Near Trolley Station

A La Mesa Police patrol car was damaged Thursday when an officer was investigating suspicious activity near the Amaya Drive trolley station.

Officers say when they pulled over a vehicle just before 5 a.m. on Amaya Drive and found a man and a woman inside the car.

The woman was arrested on allegations of possession of methamphetamine.

The man backed up the car into a parked vehicle and then pulled forward, striking the front bumper of the patrol car.

Police said there were no injuries and the suspect’s identity is known.

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