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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A police officer was injured after a foot chase in Greensboro early Wednesday morning, according to a press release.

Police received a call around 4:19 a.m. regarding suspicious activity near the 300 block of Robbins Street. Upon arrival, a responding officer saw suspects in several vehicles speeding away from the area. As the officer drove toward the vehicles, they began to flee.

A second officer joined the chase and attempted to initiate a traffic stop on one of the vehicles, the release states. The driver then failed to stop and lost control of the vehicle.

When the vehicle came to a stop, the driver jumped from the SUV and started to run away.

That's when a foot chase ensued and the suspect was quickly caught. During the course of the chase, a female officer suffered minor injuries to her upper body.

Officers later discovered that four vehicles were stolen from Flex Auto Sales at 331 Robbins St. The suspect in custody was driving one of the stolen vehicles.

Three other suspects are on the loose and wanted for auto theft.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000.