TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Tupelo police say a Pontotoc man attacked a police officer while officers responded to a domestic assault report.
The incident happened on the afternoon of March 18.
Officers responded at approximately 4:00 to the 3000 block of Beasley Drive.
Police say the suspect, 39-year-old Keith Hughes, resisted police officers and he tried to choke an officer.
Officers had to eventually use leg restraints to stop the struggle.
Police say the officer didn’t sustain any serious injuries.
Hughes faces charges of domestic violence and assault on a police officer.