CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago Police officer was battered Wednesday night during a skirmish near Washington Park on the South Side.
About 9:30 p.m., officers spotted “a large number of people on the street disrupting vehicular traffic and blocking the sidewalk” in the 6100 block of South King Drive, according to Chicago Police.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cooler Trend Next Week After Quiet Weekend
“While attempting to restore order, several subjects became combative and a physical altercation ensued,” police said.READ MORE: Protesters Hold 'Healing Circle' At Site Where Adam Toledo Was Shot And Killed By Police; 'Our Presence Is A Form Of Resistance'
One officer was battered while he was attempting to restrain one person, police said. He suffered minor injuries in the incident, but additional details were not provided.
A female and three males were taken into custody and face misdemeanor charges of battery to a peace officer, reckless conduct and resisting arrest, police said.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
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