TASER grabbed, police horse punched in Pa. assaults

Officer maintained control of his TASER and with the help of his partner, subdued the suspect and took him into custody


By Ryan Robinson and Larry Alexander
Intelligencer Journal/New Era

LANCASTER, Pa. — Two Lancaster city police officers and a police horse were punched, and a city man was stabbed in three separate assaults.

A Philadelphia man assaulted a policeman trying to arrest him Monday morning in Lancaster City and grabbed the officer's Taser, police said.

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