FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - A driver has been taken into custody and an officer has been injured after a police chase near Fort Lauderdale.

Police were trying to talk to a man they said was acting suspicious in a Plantation neighborhood when he took off Thursday night.

He eventually crashed into a police cruiser striking an officer near Northwest 27th Avenue and, West Sunrise Boulevard near Fort Lauderdale.

The officer is OK.

Eighteen-year-old Jacques Frants was subdued with a Taser and arrested.

He’s behind bars facing 16 charges, including aggravated battery on an officer and drug possession with intent to sell.

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