JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Jonesboro police officer was treated Wednesday at a local hospital after suffering a medical emergency on duty.
According to Jonesboro Police Chief Rick Elliott, Investigator Josh Landreth experienced chest pains while on duty. A post on the department's Facebook page stated Landreth suffered the medical emergency after chasing and catching a wanted felon.
"Chief Rick Elliott and the Jonesboro Police Department ask that you keep Investigator Josh Landreth and his family in your thoughts and prayers," the post noted.
Landreth is a five year veteran with the department and is currently assigned to the Street Crimes Unit.
Landreth did undergo surgery Wednesday evening but Chief Elliott told Region 8 News "all is good right now."
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