A 23-year-old Salt Lake man was arrested early Friday morning for allegedly assaulting a police officer during a traffic stop.
According to police, the officer stopped the suspect for a traffic violation and was in the process of arresting him when the suspect assaulted him.
The incident allegedly occurred around 3:40 a.m. near the intersection of Piikoi Street and Beretania Street.
Both the suspect and the officer sustained minor injuries.
The suspect was arrested on suspicion on first-degree assault on a law enforcement officer.