Man arrested, charged with punching Toledo Police officer

TOLEDO, Ohio – A 27-year-old was arrested early Sunday morning on charges of assaulting a police officer.

Elijah Westfield of Toledo slapped Toledo Police Officer Robert Ebright in the face around 2 a.m., according to court records. Westfield had been charged with drug paraphernalia and improper lighting of his vehicle near Collingwood Boulevard and Bancroft Streets.

Details on the officer’s condition were not provided.

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