Cop Assaulted After Stop

By: Tom Daniels
By: Tom Daniels

The investigation continues into an assault on a Meridian police officer Wednesday night.

Officer Veronica B. Phillips had stopped a vehicle on Highway 19 south ,just across from Bonita Lakes Park, because it matched a description of one being sought.

One or more of the three male occupants allegedly assaulted Phillips.

She was not seriously hurt and the suspects were apprehended.

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