Suspect arrested after allegedly assaulting police officer

DAVENPORT, Iowa - Police have arrested the man they say assaulted an officer.

According to a press release from the City of Davenport Police Department, an officer initiated a traffic stop in the 1600 block of West 53rd Street at 1:37 p.m. on July 2.

According to the release, the driver initially tried to run away, but stopped when the officer yelled at him to stop. When the officer approached, the driver attacked. Both fell to the ground and the officer's head hit the pavement. The driver then got away. The officer was taken to the hospital but released soon after.

George Humphrey III was arrested on Tuesday, July 3.

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