Police report officer struck by car

Columbus police say an officer was struck by a car Friday and the driver is being sought.

According to a police report, the incident occurred between 6:36 p.m. and 6:55 p.m. in the parking lot of the Walmart on Airport Thruway.

The officer, who was at the store investigating a shoplifting, was not seriously injured.

The vehicle was described as a 1998 Mercury Sable.