A Lexington Police officer suffered significant injuries Sunday when he was assaulted by a disorderly subject. Michael B. Terry, 29, is charged with Assault 2nd Against a Police Officer, Resisting Arrest, Menacing, and Disorderly Conduct.
Around 9:30 a.m. Sunday, July 7, officers were dispatched to St. Joseph East Hospital on North Eagle Creek Drive for a man, later identified as Terry, causing a disorder in the emergency room. As officers attempted to place Terry under arrest, he produced a sharp object, striking one of the officers in the upper torso.
Terry was booked into the Fayette County Detention Center. The officer is stable and alert at this time.
Brenna Angel, Public Information Officer