Man arrested after punching officer at Colorado Springs bar

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A man was arrested when he punched a police officer at a Colorado Springs bar Thursday night, according to police.

Police said around 7 p.m. Thursday, they were called to a bar in the 900-block of East Fillmore Street to investigate a disturbance. The suspect, Levi Manzanares, was harassing people and refusing to leave. When officers tried to escort Manzanares out of the bar, he punched one of them. Officers tased him, but he still refused to comply, so they wrestled him to the ground.

Manzanares was treated at the hospital, then jailed on charges of assaulting a peace officer. The officer was treated and released for his injuries.

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