Police: Man jailed after striking officer with skateboard

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LOGAN, Utah (News4Utah) – A man was taken into custody Thursday night after police say he assaulted a patron and an officer at the Logan City Library.

Just after 7 p.m., officers arrived to the library to speak with the suspect about the alleged assault. He denied any involvement when police asked to question him.

Police say the man hit the responding officer with his skateboard giving the officer a bloody lip. The officer called for backup and the suspect was tasered.

The man was taken into custody. The officer went to the hospital for medical attention. The officer and patron only received minor injuries in the incident.

The identity of the suspect has not been released at this time.

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