Man charged after punching MPD officer in the face - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man charged after punching MPD officer in the face

Alex Hall (Source: SCSO) Alex Hall (Source: SCSO)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A Memphis Police Officer was punched in the face while responding to a call concerning a large crowd Saturday night.

The violence occurred at the corner of Kansas Street and Frank Avenue at a Father's Day picnic in front of nearly 100 people.

Alex Hall is charged with rioting, assault, and resisting arrest.

When officers arrived, the crowd began yelling at them. That's when police said Hall punched the officer in the face.

The officer was treated with minor cuts and three people were taken into custody.

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