Posted: Monday, October 22nd 2012 at 7:06pm
Deputy ok after struggle with suspect
By Derreck Booth Editor
GAINESVILLE - A Hall County Sheriff's deputy was checked out at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Monday afternoon, after a suspect struggled with him and escaped on foot.
According to Hall County Sheriff's Sgt. Stephen Wilbanks, it happened about 3:30 p.m. on Floyd Road.
The suspect was being arrested for possession of cocaine when a struggle ensued. Authorities are still on the lookout for the suspect.
The deputy suffered a minor injury to his forearm. He drove himself to the emergency room and has since been released.
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