Officer taken to hospital after scuffle with suspect

A San Francisco police officer suffered a broken ankle this morning after a scuffle broke out when a suspect resisted arrest, police said.

The officer attempted to take a man into custody in the 200 block of Taylor Street in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood at about 2:45 a.m., according to police.

Police said that a quarrel broke out bringing both parties to the ground and leaving the officer with a broken left ankle. The officer was taken to a local hospital.

Authorities managed to arrest the suspect, who did not possess a weapon, immediately following the fight, police said.

Authorities did not immediately release the initial cause of arrest.

— Bay City News

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