Man Charged For Hitting A Police Officer - Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX

Man Charged For Hitting A Police Officer

A Texoma man is behind bars accused of hitting a police officer.
Wichita Falls Police were dispatched to a disturbance in the 3800 block of Barnett Road on March 27th.
When officers arrived there they say they saw 31-year old Brian Garcia running toward a patrol vehicle.
The officer he was running told him to stop, but Garcia kept running and yelling in the direction of the officer.
Police say Garcia started swinging his arms, then struck an officer on his right shoulder and nose.
Police tell us Garcia charged at the officer again, so the officer tased him.
Garcia is now charged with Assault on Public Servant.

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