Officers assaulted trying to restrain attacker - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Officers assaulted trying to restrain attacker

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

Two Metro officers were assaulted Monday trying to restrain a man accused of attacking a woman in front of them.

The incident occurred in the 800 block of Murfreesboro Pike in a parking lot of a business.

The officer said he saw a man slam a woman on the hood of car. He got out of his vehicle to try and help her, but the man elbowed him in the face.

The officer was able to call for back up and two other officers showed up at the scene.

A struggle ensued between the attacker, identified as James Tyron Ursery and police for about two to three minutes.

One of the officers was kicked, suffering injuries to his wrist.

Once he was restrained, police said Ursery, 29, continue to yell profanities and threatened to kick out of the windows of the patrol car.

Ursery faces charges of assaulting an officer, public intoxication, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and vandalism.

Copyright 2013 WSMV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

  • NewsMore>>

  • Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

    Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:21:59 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:43:41 GMT
    The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that businesses can force employees to individually use arbitration to resolve disputes. (Source: Supremecourt.gov)The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that businesses can force employees to individually use arbitration to resolve disputes. (Source: Supremecourt.gov)

    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.

    More >>

    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.

    More >>
  • FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers

    FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:51:49 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:32:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...

    Trump's demand puts further pressure on the Justice Department, which later Sunday asked its watchdog to expand an existing probe of FBI actions, as the White House combats the threat posed by special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation.

    More >>

    Trump's demand puts further pressure on the Justice Department, which later Sunday asked its watchdog to expand an existing probe of FBI actions, as the White House combats the threat posed by special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation.

    More >>
  • AL Gulf Coast makes resounding recovery 8 years after oil spill

    AL Gulf Coast makes resounding recovery 8 years after oil spill

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:25:51 GMT
    Alabama tourism leaders say the gulf coast has averaged more than 12 percent in economic growth per year since the BP oil spill. (Source: WSFA 12 News)Alabama tourism leaders say the gulf coast has averaged more than 12 percent in economic growth per year since the BP oil spill. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

    There is an old quote from an unknown author that says "In the waves of change we find our direction."

    More >>

    There is an old quote from an unknown author that says "In the waves of change we find our direction."

    More >>
Powered by Frankly