2 officers hurt while responding to home burglary calls in Goodyear

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Police searched for suspects in Goodyear. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Police searched for suspects in Goodyear. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Two officers were hurt during the investigation. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Two officers were hurt during the investigation. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Police thought a suspect was in a tent but officers came up empty. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Police thought a suspect was in a tent but officers came up empty. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Christa Gilbert said the crooks broke her daughters piggy bank. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Christa Gilbert said the crooks broke her daughters piggy bank. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Police said one of the calls came just after 3 p.m. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Police said one of the calls came just after 3 p.m. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
GOODYEAR, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

The Goodyear Police Department is investigating reports of multiple home burglaries after two officers got hurt along with one suspect on Monday afternoon.

Police said they were working in the area of McDowell Road and Estrella Parkway.

Lisa Kutis with the Goodyear Police Department said one suspect is in custody and was transported to the hospital with injuries that aren't considered life-threatening.

One officer suffered an arm injury and the other had a serious leg injury after being bitten by a police K9, police said. Both should be OK.

Kutis said she believes there are a couple of more suspects on the run.

It all started when someone called 911 just before 3 p.m. and said that a garage side door in her neighborhood was broken into. When police arrived they set up a perimeter and told neighbors to stay inside.

One of the homes that were broken into was where Christa Gilbert lives with her husband and two young daughters. She says that no big-ticket items were taken, but she feels sick knowing people were in her house and going through their things.

“They broke my daughters' piggy banks, that upsets me the most,” says Gilbert. “Just going through little girls’ drawers and your own drawers in your bedroom were open, it just feels violated and gross.”

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