Man Charged with Stabbing Chicago Cop on the South Side

(FOX) A man is accused of stabbing a Chicago police officer during an arrest Friday on the Far South Side.

Damien Brooks, 43, is charged with one felony count of aggravated battery to a peace officer, according to Chicago police.

About 9:28 a.m., officers responded to reports of a battery in the 13200 block of South King Drive, police said. Brooks allegedly stabbed a Calumet District officer in the neck and arm when he tried to take him into custody.

The 27-year-old officer was taken to a hospital in good condition, police said.

Brooks is scheduled to attend a bond hearing Saturday.

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