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Wickliffe Police: Officer shocks & tackles suspect resisting arrest

The Wickliffe Police Department said an officer had to use a taser after the suspect resisted arrest.  (Source Wickliffe Police) The Wickliffe Police Department said an officer had to use a taser after the suspect resisted arrest.  (Source Wickliffe Police)
WICKLIFFE, OH (WOIO) -

The Wickliffe Police Department said an officer had to use a taser after the suspect resisted arrest.

Police said around 9:20 p.m. on Jan. 17 investigators received a report of a shoplifter at a grocery store on Lakeshore Boulevard.

Investigators said the suspect was last seen on foot and a patrol officer spotted him a short time later on Worden Road.

Authorities said the officer confronted the man who tried to run.

According to a news release from Wickliffe Police the officer tackled the man and a short struggle ensued.

Police said the officer used a taser and handcuffed the suspect after additional officers arrived to the scene.

Investigators said two people in the area helped out the officer.

The suspect has been charged with:

  • Assaulting an officer
  • Obstructing police
  • Resisting arrest

Police said no one was seriously injured in the incident.

The video below is footage from the incident:

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