Man accused of assaulting police officer in Suffolk

Michael Earl Madry (Photo: Suffolk police)

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A Portsmouth man allegedly assaulted an officer in Suffolk Saturday.

Officers were called to a fight in the 100 block of Mallard Drive at about 12:33 a.m. Police say at the scene, several people were standing around and holding someone down on the ground. Police said the person was intoxicated and combative with others who were trying to calm him.

24-year-old Michael Earl Madry also assaulted the responding officer, according to police.

Police say warrants have been taken out against Madry for public intoxication and assault on a police officer.