Police officer injured

Michael TerryA 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.