HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A man was arrested in Hampton Wednesday for allegedly punching an officer multiple times.
At 11:47 p.m., dispatchers got a call about a suspicious person in the 400 block of Lee Street. When officers got to the scene, they talked to a homeowner who said that Daniel Gerard Clark was trespassing.
Clark was standing on the front porch of a nearby home when police made contact with him. Police say Clark then punched an officer in the face multiple times.
The officer was taken to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries. He has since been released.
Clark, 25, was arrested and is charged with assault and battery of a police officer. He’s behind bars at the Hampton City Jail.