Police: UC officer assaulted while making arrest

The scene of the assault (Photo: FOX19)
The scene of the assault (Photo: FOX19)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A University of Cincinnati officer was assaulted while trying to arrest a suspect Sunday afternoon.

The assault happened near West Clifton Avenue and McMillian Street around 3 p.m.

Police say the UC officer was trying to arrest a man when the suspect punched the officer in the face.

The suspect was tased then arrested.

Police say both of them suffered minor injuries.

It's still not clear what prompted the arrest of the suspect.

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