Mass. State Trooper injured in search

WESTPORT, Mass. (WPRI) — A Massachusetts State Trooper was injured Saturday night, while searching for a suspect.

It happened in the woods off of Route 6 in Westport around 9 p.m. The trooper reportedly got stuck in a swampy area of the woods. He was taken to the hospital with what are believed to be minor injuries.

Authorities have not said if the suspect they were pursuing has been taken into custody.

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