MCSO Deputy injured on the job, tape and witnesses sought

MCSO needs witnesses to the incident. Image via MCSO.

A Martin County deputy was attacked and injured during an arrest Thursday afternoon at Chastain Beach.

MCSO says the deputy was attempting arrest a man over illegal drugs when the suspect started to retaliate.

The deputy suffered head injury and was treated on the scene said a spokeswoman. The suspect was arrested. Witnesses told the MSCO that bystanders were videotaping the incident at the time.

MSCO is asking for anyone who witness the incident or have video to come forward.

Those with information should call Sergeant Rick Parks at 772-220-7170.

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