Police: Evansville man arrested for assaulting officer

Police: Evansville man arrested for assaulting officer

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - An Evansville man is arrested after a traffic stop on Friday night.

Police say 23-year-old Denzael Jones shoved an officer and tried to run when they tried to handcuff him.

Officers say they believed there were drugs in the car.

Police say an officer was able to grab Jones and continued to try to cuff him, but Jones hit the officer with his elbow and ran away.

Jones was caught after a foot chase and taken into custody.

He was booked into the Vanderburgh County Jail on charges of battery on law enforcement and resisting, but has since bonded out.

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