Two women are in jail accused of hurting an Evansville police officer. It happened on Thursday night near the intersection of Southeast Second and Chestnut.
According to a police report, Officer Michael Knight was telling a crowd of people in the road to move along when he was attacked by the group.
Two suspects were caught and the rest ran away.
19-year-old Rakeyoan Lavan Carter and 18-year-old Lamiea Fredrie Gilbert face several charges including battery of a law enforcement officer with injury.
According to an affidavit Officer Knight has scrapes and bruises from being punched in the face and head.
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