Ill. man charged with biting cop, grabbing holster
The suspect was charged with attempting to disarm a peace officer and aggravated battery
CHICAGO — A south suburban Hazel Crest man has been charged after he allegedly bit a Chicago Police officer in the chest during a fight outside Gibsons Bar and Steakhouse in the Near North Side Gold Coast neighborhood Sunday night, police said.
Fernando Cooper, 31, of the 18100 block of South Kedzie Avenue in Hazel Crest, was charged at 8:15 p.m. Monday with attempting to disarm a peace officer and aggravated battery to a peace officer, both of which are felonies. He was also charged with three counts of misdemeanor resisting arrest and cited with a city violation for panhandling in a prohibited manner, according to police.
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