NORTON, Ohio — A Norton police officer was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after an alleged weekend assault.
Police say the officer was stationary in a parking lot in the 5200 block of Wooster Road West in Norton on Sunday when he was approached by a man at his driver’s side window and assaulted.
“The officer sustained serious injuries as a result of the assault and was transported to Cleveland Clinic Akron where he was admitted with non-life threatening injuries,” according to a press release from the Norton Police Department.
The suspect -- identified as Keith Partin of Norton -- was taken into custody and booked in the Summit County Jail on felonious assault charges, police noted.
No additional information was immediately available.