Tempe PD: Officer assaulted during burglary arrest

TEMPE, Ariz. - According to Tempe police, an officer was assaulted by a burglary suspect Tuesday.

The officer went onto a bus near Baseline Road and Interstate 10 to check for the suspect, who was identified as 23-year-old Jordan Lemons.

Police say the officer escorted Lemons off the bus before Lemons punched the officer in the head multiple times.

The officer then used his Taser on Lemons.

The officer's injuries were minor and he is being treated.

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