Police officer suffers ‘significant’ injuries during arrest at Lexington hospital

Michael B. Terry
Michael B. Terry Provided by the Lexington Police Department

A Lexington police officer was injured Sunday morning during an arrest at Saint Joseph East Hospital.

Officers were called to the North Eagle Creek Drive hospital at 9:30 a.m. after it was reported that 29-year-old Michael B. Terry had created a disorder in the emergency room, police said. During the arrest, Terry allegedly produced a “sharp object” and struck an officer in the torso with it, according to police.

The officer “suffered significant injuries, police said.

The officer was reported to be stable and alert Sunday.

Terry has been charged with second-degree assault against a police officer, resisting arrest, menacing and disorderly conduct, according to police.