Suspect charged after hitting officer in the face with a glass

FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) – A domestic violence call ended up with the police officer going to the hospital.

The incident happened on North Godfrey Avenue in Fort Payne on Sunday.

Officer Carl White was called when the girlfriend of Gregorio Rodriguez became afraid of him.

Chief Bynum says that while Officer White was trying to bring him under control, Rodriguez grabbed a tumbler glass and hit the officer in the face.

White was taken to the hospital with wounds to his head, nose and ear.

More officers arrived and took Rodriguez into custody.

He faces charges of Felony Assault, Domestic Assault, Interference with a Domestic Violence Emergency Call and Resisting Arrest.

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