Cape Girardeau officers hurt in scuffle with suspect
CAPE GIRARDEAU (AP) - Two Cape Girardeau police officers are recovering from injuries suffered during an altercation with a suspect.
The Southeast Missourian reports that officers Orrin Hawkins and Shane Bourbon were called to a domestic disturbance inside a car on Sunday. The officers told 19-year-old Tristan Amann to get out of the car
Police said Amann had a knife in his pocket and ran. A police report said the officers caught up with Amann and arrested him, but not before a scuffle. Hawkins suffered abrasions on both knees. Bourbon had knee and wrist injuries and pain in his teeth.
Amann is jailed on two counts of second-degree assault on a law enforcement officer, along with misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest and possession of alcohol by a minor.