Bowling Green man charged with assaulting police officer

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- A Bowling Green man is behind bars, accused of assaulting a police officer.

Imari Talley, 24, is charged with third-degree assault on a police officer, menacing and second degree fleeing or evading police.

According to an arrest citation, police responded to a physical altercation between Talley and a woman in the 2100 block of Robin Road on Tuesday.

Bowling Green police say they confronted Talley and when they did, he intentionally tried to cause physical injury to a law enforcement agent by pushing an officer into a wall.

According to the citation, Talley then fled on foot.

He was apprehended a short time later and lodged in the Warren County Regional Jail.