NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Metro officer was injured during an arrest in West Nashville early Tuesday morning.
Metro police responded to a call in the 6600 block of Upton Lane at 2:45 a.m. and attempted to take a man into custody.
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The suspect began to scuffle with officers as they tried to take him into custody, according to officers at the scene.
Officials said the man was eventually taken into custody for DUI. According to Metro police, the officer drove himself to Vanderbilt University Medical Center to be checked out.
Authorities said the officer has since been released and is believed to have sustained an injury to his left knee.
No additional information was immediately provided.
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