BSO deputy attacked

UPDATE: The deputy involved in the scuffle was not hurt, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office. It says detectives know the suspect's identity and will issue a warrant for his arrest for battery on a law enforcement officer.

EARLIER:

A manhunt was underway in Deerfield Beach Monday night after a deputy was assaulted, Broward Sheriff's Office said.

The incident happened at  2009 Northeast 2nd Street. Around 8 p.m., the deputy was asked by the manager of Burger Fi to help remove an unruly customer from the restaurant. That's when the suspect got violent and fought with the deputy, BSO said.

The suspect was pepper-sprayed, but managed to escape on foot. The deputy's condition is unknown.

Boca Raton Police was called to assist and ask people to stay away from the area of the 3000 block of South Ocean Boulevard in Deerfield Beach. 

 

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