Man Arrested for Assaulting Police Officer
HARLINGEN- A man was arrested and accused of assaulting a police officer on Thursday.
Police say an officer saw a suspicious man on the 800 block of East Harrison Avenue just before 1:30 a.m.
When he tried to make contact with 36 year old Carlos Ruiz, he fled on foot.
Authorities say Ruiz began assaulting the officer when he was caught after a brief chase. Backup arrived shortly after and took him into custody.
The officer sustained minor injuries.
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