Man arrested for punching, choking a Huntsville Police officer

31-year-old Charles Moore
31-year-old Charles Moore(MCSO)
Published: Nov. 1, 2023 at 9:06 PM CDT|Updated: Nov. 1, 2023 at 9:08 PM CDT
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - A 31-year-old man was arrested after allegedly assaulting a Huntsville Police Officer on Wednesday afternoon.

According to a spokesperson with the Huntsville Police Department, an officer attempted to make contact with a theft suspect in the 1000 block of Memorial Parkway around 2:45 p.m.

The suspect, 31-year-old Charles Moore, attempted to run from the officer. The officer was able to catch up to Moore and attempted to detain him.

Officials say Moore punched and attempted to choke the officer.

The officer was evaluated by medical personnel on the scene and had non-life-threatening injuries.

Moore was booked into the Madison County Jail on an aggravated assault of a police officer charge.

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