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: DaBaby Pulled From Lollapalooza Lineup Amid Backlash Over Homophobic Remarks And 'Insensitive' Comments on HIV/AIDS
“While attempting to restore order, several subjects became combative and a physical altercation ensued,” police said.READ MORE: 3 Hospitalized After Person Is Pushed Through Window During Fight At Congress Hotel Near Lollapalooza
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: Mayor Lightfoot Defends COVID Safety Precautions For Lollapalooza, But Says Going Maskless On Public Transit Is Not Acceptable
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