Rossville Police search for man who assaulted officer

ROSSVILLE, Ga. (WDEF) – Rossville Police are looking for a man accused of assaulting a police officer.

An officer got called to the Dollar General on Chickamauga Avenue for a shoplifting in progress.

While Officer Billy Carter was investigating, Detectives say Danny Leigh Botts, Junior shoved the officer into a display shelf. Botts then fled the scene on foot.

Investigators don’t think Botts had anything to do with the shoplifting, but he was wanted by the Walker County Sheriff’s Office on an obstruction charge.

If you know where Botts is, call Rossville Police.

*Photo by David Scroggins

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