St. Louis man accused of assault on a police officer
ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A man is facing charges from an assault of a police officer outside a south St. Louis home.
Demetrius Washington is charged with several counts of assault on a law enforcement officer.
Authorities say Washington spat on the off-duty officer last Friday outside a home on Pennsylvania, then ran.
The officer started to follow, but stopped.
As he stopped, Washington allegedly threw several rocks, one striking the officer in the head.