A 27-year-old North Platte man is in jail after authorities say he assaulted a police officer.
On October 11, at around 12:07 a.m., North Platte police responded to the report of someone trying to break into a residence in the 1300 block of West 17th Street.
An officer arrived at the scene and made contact with 27-year-old Walterio Seabrooks.
According to Officer Beth Kerr, after the officer made contact with Seabrooks a struggle ensued. During the struggle, Kerr says Seabrooks attempted to take the officers firearm from the holster numerous times and physically assaulted the officer in the process.
Eventually, Seabrooks was subdued and taken into custody.
Seabrooks and 23-year-old Officer Alexander Parker were both injured in the scuffle.
Officer Parker was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and remains hospitalized for further evaluation.
Seabrooks was transported to the Lincoln County Detention Center and charged with attempted 2nd-degree murder, a Class 1C felony, resisting arrest, and criminal trespassing, all misdemeanors.
As Seabrooks was being booked into jail, Kerr says officers located marijuana on his person. As a result, he was also charged with possession of marijuana, an infraction.