Whitwell Police Officer Attacked

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.

She continues to recover at home this morning.

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

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