Runaway teen arrested after injuring 2 Chula Vista police officers

CHULA VISTA - A runaway teen was arrested Tuesday night after injuring two Chula Vista police officers in a street scuffle.

The teen reportedly ran away from a Chula Vista juvenile facility and became violent when he was approached by an officer around 10:30 p.m. The teen reportedly ripped the officer's uniform and put another officer in a headlock, according to Chula Vista police.

The teen was detained after a third officer arrived to the scene and was taken to a nearby hospital for medical attention, according to police.

Both officers were also treated for injuries.

Police are investigating the incident.

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