MPD Says Warrant Issued for Alleged Assault

Meridian police say they have a warrant for the arrest of Ladarius Dewayne Rush, 21, on a charge of simple assault on a police officer.

Officials say Rush allegedly assaulted an officer Apr. 18 before fleeing from the scene. The officer received minor injury and has since returned to work.

Rush is described as 5' 2" in height, weighing 140 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Meridian Police Department at 601-485-1893 or Crimestoppers at 601-485-1860.