Two Brigantine Police Officers Injured After Incident

News Release No.
For Immediate Release 10242014 (2)

newsOn October 24th, Officers were dispatched to a Heald Circle home for a report of a male with an altered mental state and off his medication. Upon Officers arrival, it was determined that the male would be escorted to the hospital for evaluation. The male declined to go voluntarily and as officers attempted to escort him to the ambulance, he became combative. A brief struggle ensued with Officers Brown and Ferris both receiving injuries. The male was able to be secured, placed under arrest for the assaults and transported to Atlantic City Medical Center (City Campus). Due to the severity of the injuries, both officers were treated at the hospital and later released. The male (who shall not be identified due to his medical issues) was charged with 2 counts of Aggravated Assault on Police and was admitted to the hospital for further treatment and evaluation.

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