A Municipal Police Officer was arrested yesterday following an altercation with officers from the Southern Division. The incident took place at an establishment off the S.S Erin Road, Debe.

According to police reports, officers, who responded to the scene, found the 25-year-old Municipal Police Officer acting in a disorderly manner. The man, who is attached to the Couva-Tabaquite, Talparo Regional Corporation, behaved aggressively and used profane language.

One of the responding TTPS officers cautiously approached the suspect while verbally engaging him. The suspect continued to behave aggressively and then dealt a blow to the officer’s face. The man was subsequently subdued and taken to the San Fernando
Police Station. Enquiries are continuing.