Grand Forks Officer Breaks Arm During Chase Arrest
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — Grand Forks Police Officer Luke Wentz has his arm broken while trying to arrest a chase suspect.
Officers tried to stop 19-year-old Bugwuji Hill of Grand Forks for ignoring a stop sign in the 1500 block of South Washington Street around 4:30 Tuesday morning.
After a short pursuit, Hill got out of the vehicle and fled on foot in the 2300 block of 12th Street South.
Police found him hiding in a dumpster.
Once in the squad car, Hill attempted to get the handcuffs off and there was a struggle which resulted in Officer Wentz breaking his arm.
He was taken to Altru ER and later released.
Hill faces a long list of charges including aggravated assault, fleeing and resisting arrest.