Brandon police officer takes one on the chin during arrest

A Brandon police officer was assaulted when he tried to take a female youth into custody.

Police responded to a complaint of an intoxicated female youth causing trouble at a Brandon home

A police officer attending to a complaint in central Brandon was struck in the chin during an arrest. (Brandon Police Service)

A Brandon police officer was assaulted when he tried to take a female youth into custody.

Brandon police were called to investigate a complaint about an intoxicated youth causing trouble at a central Brandon residence.

The female youth was under probation and restricted from drinking alcohol at the time of the incident.

When officers tried to take the girl into custody she resisted, and at one point kicked an officer in the chin.

The officer wasn’t seriously injured.