Police: 4 officers exposed to possible narcotic during traffic stop

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Four Grand Rapids Police officers were exposed to a possible narcotic Friday evening during a traffic stop.

Police say the traffic stop happened just before 8 p.m. in the area of Burton Street SE and Kalamazoo Avenue.  Police say a vehicle was stopped for an equipment violation.

During the stop, a person allegedly resisted police and attempted to throw a bag.  The bag ripped open and four officers and the 32-year-old suspect were exposed to an "unknown substance," possibly a narcotic.

According to a release, the officers and the suspect were treated at a hospital and are "recovering well."  The suspect's identity was not released.

 

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