Officer injured arresting naked man with hammer - KMSP-TV

Officer injured arresting naked man with hammer

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COLUMBUS, Ga. - A police officer was injured during a bizarre call in Columbus on Saturday.

According to The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, the unnamed Columbus Police officer responded to Benson Drive just before 7:30 p.m. Saturday after receiving reports of a naked man threatening people with a hammer.

In the process of subduing the man, identified Samuel Slaughter, 45, of Columbus, the officer was struck in the mouth. He was not seriously injured.

Slaughter was booked into the Muscogee County Jail for aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, trespassing, public indecency among other charges.
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