Police: Man arrested for reportedly assaulting an officer

Posted at 11:34 PM, Oct 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-02 23:36:10-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A 28-year-old man was arrested for allegedly assaulting an officer in Kalamazoo on Sunday.

It happened just before 1:30 a.m. after a reported domestic dispute. A downtown beat officer discovered the man and woman involved in the altercation, but the man took off when the officer discovered marijuana.

The officer chased the suspect down and the suspect was arrested after a brief struggle, according to a press release from the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety.

The officer and the suspect suffered only minor injuries.