The Third Squad reports the arrest of a New Cassel man for an incident that occurred on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 4:57 p.m. in New Cassel.
According to Detectives, Third Precinct Officers responded to a call for a person with a weapon at the Martin “Bunky” Reid Park, located at Urban Avenue and Broadway. Officers were given a description of the subject and were able to locate him still in the park. As officers approached the subject he began to flee on foot. After a short pursuit the officers were able to reach the subject and attempted to place him in custody. The defendant Jarbar Henfield, 18, of 51 3rd Avenue, began to actively resist. During the struggle an officer sustained an injury to his head. Officers recovered a box cutter in the defendant possession. The officer and the defendant were both transported to an area hospital for treatment.
The defendant Jarbar Henfield has been charged with Assault 2nd Degree, Resisting Arrest and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree. He will be arraigned when medically practical.
Details by: Det. O’Connor/3rd Squad 07/22/21/2350/8812