- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 1, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A 21-year-old man has been arrested after police say he choked an officer at a bank in Lincoln.

The Lincoln Journal Star (https://bit.ly/1Vt6GSV ) reports the incident happened around 4:45 p.m. Monday. According to Capt. Robert Farber, two officers responded to a report of a man having a heated argument with his mother, who is an employee at the bank.

Farber said when officers told the man to calm down, he began to shout at them. According to police, when an officer tried to arrest the man for refusing to comply, he broke free from the handcuffs and began to choke one of the officers.

Farber said the officer being choked used his Taser to subdue the man. The suspect was treated at a hospital before being taken to the Lancaster County jail.

He faces several charges including assault on a police officer and trespassing and disturbing the peace.


Information from: Lincoln Journal Star, https://www.journalstar.com

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