Posted: Thursday, January 16, 2020. 2:58 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: A police officer was injured while responding to a call for help.
He is police constable, Michael Roaches.
According to Roaches just before 8 o’clock on Tuesday night he was responding to a report of an assault in Cowpen village.
When he arrived, a man armed with a machete attacked him. He was able to run away but suffered a chop wound to the arm.
His attacker has since been detained pending charges.
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