Man arrested following assault on Henrico Police

By Andy Jenks - bio | email

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - A Henrico man was arrested and charged with four counts of assaulting a law enforcement officer in connection with an incident that took place late Sunday night.

Henrico Police arrested Richard E. Head, of the 8300 block of Barbour Road. At approximately 11:00pm, police say they were called to Studio Plus, located on the 10000 block of W. Broad St. for a report of disorderly conduct. Police say they arrived to find Head intoxicated and walking near the roadway.

According to police, Head was then told he was under arrest for being drunk in public, at which point police say he assaulted the three officers on the scene. Head was later taken to an area hospital where he spit on an officer's face, police say.

In addition to the four counts of assault on a law enforcement officer, Head faces one charge of resisting arrest, police say.

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