Lexington PD: Man Fights Officers After Threatening Woman

According to Lexington Police, a man with a pre-existing warrant out of Shelby County threatened a woman and then confronted two officers after they approached him.

They said it happened in the Woodland Park area on Tuesday. After the alleged assault against the officers, police said 37-year-old Gabriel Witherby ran off.

Witherby was later spotted and arrested on Euclid Avenue, according to officials.

He’s been charged with assault, resisting arrest and fleeing and evading police.

Police said the two officers involved in the confrontation received some minor scrapes and bruises.

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