Snohomish County deputy injured in line of duty

Snohomish County deputy injured in line of duty

SONOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. — A Snohomish County sheriff's deputy was taken to the hospital after suffering minor injuries in a struggle with a man deputies tried to take into custody, officials said.

Law enforcement officials said deputies responded to a report of a suspicious man at a business in the 12600 block of 4th Avenue West Sunday evening.

After talking with the man, deputies discovered he had outstanding warrants. He fought with deputies and then fled when they tried to take him into custody, officials said.

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Law enforcement officials said deputies called for assistance and caught the man on 128th Street Southwest near I-5. The suspect suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital to be checked out before being booked.

Officials did not say if the deputy was injured during the initial scuffle, or at the time the suspect was caught near I-5.

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