Whitwell Police Officer Attacked

Marion County
Marion County

Marion Co., TN (WDEF) A Whitwell police officer suffered a mild concussion and other injuries after being attacked by a man involved in a car crash Sunday.

The incident occurred on North Maple Street. Authorities say the man attacked the female officer when she tried to detain him.

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She continues to recover at home this morning.

Firefighters restrained the man until he could be taken into custody.