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Police Release Name Of Injured Officer

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HARTFORD (CBS Connecticut) — New Britain Police have identified the officer seriously injured when he was run over and dragged by a  stolen car Sunday night.  The car was later located and police obtained a warrant for the suspected driver. (See earlier story)

Police say the injured officer is 28-year-old  Brett Morgan, who has been with the New Britain force nearly a year,  after transferring from Northampton, Mass.   He underwent nine hours of surgery Monday.  Police say he is in stable condition.

They’re continuing to ask for the public’s help as they look for a suspect in the case, identified as 19-year-old Jaheem Snypes.  (See earlier story)     Anyone with information is asked to call (860)  826-3000 or the Community Tip Line at (860) 826-3199.

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