RIPLEY – A Wednesday evening altercation with police resulted in an injured officer and a man on the run following the attack.
Reports have Office John Amole being air-cared to UC-Medical Center following the attack. The police said Amole has a broken jaw and broken nose and he is out of the hospital.
The attack happened on South Second Street just before 11 pm as Amole approached the suspect, identified as Kyle Moore.
After dispatch could not reach Amole other officers were sent to the area. Amole was found on the ground unconscious and a his weapon missing according to reports.
The manhunt had began immediately for Moore. The suspect had a warrant issued for his arrest earlier during the day. At press time, the suspect remained at large.