Manchester Officer Injured During Arrest

Manchester Police arrested a man who was found lying naked on the ground behind the Manchester Fire Station on Wednesday night.

Police say they found 19-year old Tyler Wallace of Manchester when they responded to the call around 10 pm.

His clothing was found on the sidewalk in front of Castle Theatre and Blue Collar Sports Bar on East Main Street.

Wallace was transported to the Delaware County Jail. During the booking process, police say he punched Sergeant Chad Wright twice in the upper chest just below the throat. Officer Tim Montgomery sustained minor injuries to his arm while restraining Wallace.

Wallace faces a felony charge of Assault with Intent to Cause Injury to a Peace Officer. He has also been charged with Interference with Official Acts Causing Bodily Injury, Escape from Custody and Simulated Intoxication.