Indianapolis police officer injured while breaking up fight

Officer says he was struck from behind

INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis police Lt. Chris Bailey was injured late Friday evening as he broke up a fight at Pan Am Plaza, Bailey told RTV6 early Saturday morning.

As he was making an arrest in the fight, a man who was not involved came up from behind and struck him in the head.

Bailey, who is an IMPD public information officer, said he suffered a wrist and elbow injury.

The man who punched Bailey got away, running toward Crowne Plaza.

Bailey did not go to a hospital for treatment.

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