The suspect resisting arrest before trying to run away from police.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Police arrested a man accused of assaulting a Pittsburgh officer Thursday night.

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Police say an officer patrolling Brownsville Road saw open drug use in the Birmingham Cemetery around 5:30 p.m. last night. When the officer tried to arrest the suspect, he allegedly ran off.

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According to police, when the officer caught up, the suspect allegedly resisted arrest and got into a scuffle with the officer.

Both suffered minor injuries and were treated at the scene.

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Arnold was taken to the hospital to be medically cleared before he was taken to the Allegheny County Jail.