Terre Haute man arrested after fight with THPD officer

Police say one suspect then punched the officer and then both suspects tried to run.

Posted: Dec. 6, 2017 11:22 AM
Updated: Dec. 6, 2017 11:22 AM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A man is behind bars for getting into a fight with a Terre Haute Police Officer.

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Michael Morson was in court Wednesday morning.

Police say that on Tuesday they responded to two people unconscious. When police made an order, the two grabbed and pushed the officer hitting his head against a window.

The officer says he fought back.

Police say one suspect then punched the officer and then both suspects tried to run.

But then the police officer says the attacking began again. Eventually police took Morson into custody.

He's facing charges of battery to a public safety officer and resisting law enforcement

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