Chico Police Officer injured while arresting attempted car burglary suspect

Dec 9, 2013 7:46 AM

A 23-year-old Chico man is behind bars Monday after trying to break into cars and assaulting an officer.

Bobbie Hall Jr. was seen checking the door handles to vehicles in the area of East 12th and Olive Street around 2 p.m. Sunday.

While being walked to the officer's patrol car in handcuffs, Hall Jr. was able to break free and ran from officers.

But, authorities were able to catch and push the suspect to the ground, where he began kicking and injured an officer.

Hall was treated for minor injuries and booked into Butte County Jail.

The arresting officer suffered minor injuries.


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