Update: Teen Booked For Assaulting Officer

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

A 17-year-old boy has been booked for assault on an officer following a confrontation Tuesday evening.

Officers responding to a report of suspicious activity near South 12th and G streets just after 6:30 p.m. encountered the teen yelling incoherently at people. Officers attempted to restrain the suspect, but he started punching them. The teenager was eventually restrained and taken to Alegent Creighton Medical Center for injuries sustained before police arrived at the scene.

One of the officers was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center for treatment of a minor injury.

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