NORTH APOLLO BOROUGH (KDKA) — A Leechburg man is facing charges after police say he tried to beat up a 14-year-old boy and a police officer after leaving a bar in Armstrong County.
According to Kiski Police, officers were called to the R Bar on 16th Street in North Apollo Borough around 10:30 p.m. Thursday night for reports of a highly intoxicated man.READ MORE: Remember, Reflect At Tree Of Life: Commemorating The 11 Lives Lost 3 Years Ago In Synagogue Shooting
Police say they found 50-year-old Michael Altman attempting to assault a 14-year-old boy who was walking on 16th Street. Altman had just left the bar.
When they tried to arrest him, police say Altman elbowed an officer in the face in an attempt to resist arrest.READ MORE: Man Hospitalized After Being Run Over By Wood Chipper
He was eventually subdued and arrested.
Altman was taken to Armstrong County Jail.MORE NEWS: PTL Links: Oct. 27, 2021
He is charged with assault, harassment, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness.