N.C. Deputy Assaulted While Helping Drowning Man
September 06, 2011
A Davidson County (N.C.) Sheriff's deputy attempting to save a man drowning in a lake was punched by the man's brother.
While patrolling the High Rock Lake area of Lexington, N.C., deputy Tim Smith was notified by a family member that a 21-year-old man had gone underwater. Deputy Smith went into the water to try to pull the man out.
After the man's body was recovered, the man's brother was overcome with emotion and punched the deputy above the left eye. He was arrested.
Source: WFMY News.
Displaying 1 - 1 of 1
M.Conner @ 9/7/2011 6:06 AM
Grief is a terrible emotion. I am sure the officer took as much as he could before an arrest was made. Kudos to the officer for his bravery and sevice.
Join the Discussion
Other Recent News
American police forces should not be outgunned by the people and groups they are charged...
The NYPD says three people seen in surveillance video assaulted the officer when he...
"He took her to a secluded area to do the crime and then, after killing her, used some...
Police say a homicide suspect fired shots into the Greenville (S.C.) County Law...
In an open revolt, more than 100 Seattle police officers suing to block new use-of-force...