OPD officer struck by suspect vehicle

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An Odessa Police officer was seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle early Thursday morning.

Police officials say the officer was working a stolen vehicle case in the area of Golder and 40th Street when he was struck by the suspect.

Police officials say the suspect ran from the scene on foot. 

Police have set up a perimeter and are searching for the suspect. 

The suspect is described as a wite man, 5’5’ wearing a red shirt, tan pants and a hat.

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