Police Officer assaulted in Orange Walk Town

An arrest took an unexpected turn when the accused and his sister allegedly assaulted a cop. According to the officer, yesterday morning, just before 8, he was on his way to work when his attention was drawn to a 20 year old man and his 23 year old sister, both of Corozal Town. Now we can’t reveal the names of the individuals, as they have not been formally charged as yet. According to the officer, he approached the young man and informed him that he is wanted for the crime of theft and proceeded to arrest him. But that was when he reportedly punched the officer and a struggle ensued, where his sister held on to the police and said the he will not arrest her brother. The officer was forced to call in for assistance and the siblings were apprehended and escorted to the Orange Walk Police Station, pending charges.

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