Suspects roll over police officer's foot

April 1, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
What started off as a shoplifting case on Wednesday ended up as assault with a deadly weapon.

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Oakland Police arrested two women after a high-speed chase from Lafayette, through the Caldecott Tunnel and into Oakland's Temescal District.

Police say the women used a stolen ATM card at a Safeway in Lafayette, then drove over an officer's foot when he approached them in the parking lot.

The officer is not seriously hurt.

The women are accused of burglary, evading police and assault with a deadly weapon -- for rolling over the officer's foot.

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