Deputy assaulted while transporting person who had been issued a mental health warrant
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A man is facing new charges after assaulting a deputy.
Lexington police say a deputy from another county was transporting a person, who had been issued a mental health warrant, through Fayette County on Interstate 75. They say that person assaulted the deputy inside the cruiser.
The deputy then pulled over on I-75 and Lexington police came to help get the man under control.
The deputy had minor injuries.
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