MANDAN, N.D. — Investigators say a man tried to stab a North Dakota police officer with a syringe during an arrest struggle.
records say the incident happened in Mandan, just west of Bismarck.
Investigators say officers approached Kelly McLeod at a gas station and
tried to arrest him on a probation warrant. He took off running but was
tackled by a detective.
Authorities say McLeod tried stabbing the officer with a syringe filled with brown liquid that he said was deadly.
backed off. Investigators say McLeod fled and broke into an apartment
building where he was arrested. Police say they recovered a gun and a
bag of heroin nearby.
KXMB reports McLeod made a court appearance Monday and bond was set at $50,000. It's unclear if he has an attorney.