Cary man charged with attacking police officers

— A Cary man faces charges of attacking two police officers over the weekend as they were apprehending another person.

Edwin Roel Morales-Arreaga, 20, of 227 Dixon Ave., was charged with assault on a law enforcement officer inflicting serious injury, resisting a public officer and assault on a government official.

According to an arrest warrant, Cary police officers Robert Allen and T. Hageter were trying to take an assault suspect into custody on Saturday when Morales-Arreaga attacked them and tried to free the suspect from the back of a patrol car.

Allen suffered a broken rib and a sprained wrist in the scuffle and had to be treated at a nearby hospital, while Hageter was repeatedly struck in the chest, the warrant states.

,A Cary man faces charges of attacking two police officers over the weekend as they were apprehending another person.

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