Huntington Beach police officer beaten, kicked in the head during bike stop

HUNTINGTON BEACH A policeman was hospitalized Tuesday night after he was defeated and also kicked by a dad as well as kid throughout a bike stop, authorities said.

The case happened around 11:20 p.m. when a policeman got rid of bicyclist Bryce Headrick, 23, near Beach Blvd and Clay Opportunity. Cops have not clarified the reason for the stop.

While the policeman was speaking to the male, his 58-year-old father, Darryl Headrick of Huntington Coastline, came up behind the policeman and struck him in the head with his fist, Huntington Beach Law enforcement agent Jennifer Marlatt said.

Authorities said the police officer drew out his taser and also attempted to defend himself, yet was unsuccessful.

“Both men then began striking as well as kicking the police officer,” Marlatt stated. “The officer had a women trip along that obtained out of the auto as well as began screaming at both men to quit, which they did.”

The 21-year-old woman was not identified by cops.

Both Headricks rode far from the scene on bicycles, police claimed, while the officer radioed for back-up.

Policemans located Darryl Headrick nearby and also arrested him on uncertainty of second-degree tried murder on a policeman, in addition to attack with a fatal weapon as a result of complaints that he kicked the policeman in the head as well as withstanding a law enforcement officer, Marlatt claimed.

His boy, situated a number of hours later on, was arrested on uncertainty of the same crimes.

Paramedics took the unknown police officer, who’s gotten on the force for 17 years, to a healthcare facility to be treated for head and also face injuries. He returned home Wednesday early morning.

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