ST. LOUIS – One officer was hurt Saturday while responding to a crisis intervention team call in north St. Louis.
The incident unfolded just before 3 p.m. Saturday in the 4300 block of Dardenne Drive in the Mark Twain neighborhood.
Investigators say one officer who responded to the call was punched in the face by a subject. The officer fell and suffered a cut to the back of his head. The officer was deemed conscious shortly ago and is being treated for injuries at a hospital.
Police have not disclosed what led up to the situation or if any arrests have been made.
A crisis intervention team is generally designed to handle behavioral health calls.
This is a developing story. FOX 2 will update as more information becomes available.