London Police officers injured, four arrested after chase

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LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Some London Police officers were injured and four people arrested following a police chase Monday afternoon.

Police say around Noon, officers were called to L&N Federal Credit Union on KY 192 in reference to a black minivan involved in possible thefts in Laurel County.

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When the officers arrived at the credit union, they say they tried to speak with the people inside the minivan.

Police say a passenger, 27-year-old Tabitha Borborema, of Burlington, New Jersey, refused to speak.

They say that the driver, 24-year-old Jonathan Murphy, of Enfield, Connecticut, acted nervous.

Police a backseat passenger, 26-year-old Louis Green, Jr., of Pompano Beach, Florida, grabbed the gearshift while the driver accelerated to reverse the van. Police say that as the van reversed, two officers were pinned up against a concrete column.

The vehicle knocked officers to the ground and then sped off towards the downtown area, according to police.

The two officers were taken to the hospital in London.

Police say the pursuit ended when the minivan crashed at an under-construction railroad crossing on East 4th Street.

Investigators say all four people in the minivan got out and ran.  They were all eventually arrested.

Police say an officer was injured in a scuffle trying to arrest 28-year old Richard Baker, of Pompano Beach, Florida.

All four were lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Jonathan C. Murphy, 24, of Enfield, Conn., charged with attempted murder of a police officer, first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree fleeing or evading police with a motor vehicle, first-degree fleeing or evading police on foot, and resisting arrest.

Louis J. Green Jr., 26, of Pompano Beach, Florida, charged with attempted murder of a police officer, first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree fleeing or evading police with a motor vehicle, first-degree fleeing or evading police on foot, and resisting arrest.

Richard C. Baker, 28, of Pompano Beach, Florida, charged with fleeing or evading police on foot, third-degree assault of a police officer, and resisting arrest.

Tabitha Borborema, 27, of Burlington, N.J., charged with fleeing and evading on foot