Man charged with resisting arrest and assault on Thanksgiving morning

Brandon Lee Coffman, 27, faces multiple charges including assault.
Brandon Lee Coffman, 27, faces multiple charges including assault.(WXIX)
Published: Nov. 24, 2022 at 11:56 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 27, 2022 at 5:39 PM EST
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CINCINNATI (WXIX) - A man was charged with assault early Thanksgiving morning after head-butting an officer, according to Hamilton County Municipal Court.

Brandon Lee Coffman, 27, of Cincinnati, was initially arrested for assaulting a woman at Gametime Bar and Grill, a criminal complaint said.

Police say that when attempting to place him in the rear of the cruiser, he spit blood at the arresting officer and “hit the rear of his head” against the officer’s forehead.

Coffman is charged with assault, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, according to court documents.

A judge set his bond at $250 or wear an electronic monitoring unit, court records show.

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