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Published February 16, 2012, 10:35 PM

Pelican Rapids police officer assaulted

Pelican Rapids, MN (WDAY TV) - A Pelican Rapids police officer is in stable condition and recovering from minor injuries tonight after being assaulted during an arrest, and the man who assaulted him is on the run.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

A Pelican Rapids police officer is in stable condition and recovering from minor injuries tonight after being assaulted during an arrest, and the man who assaulted him is on the run.

Police say the fight started around 6 tonight when the officer tried to arrest a man. They aren't being specific about why the man was being arrested or where. The suspect ran from the scene.

He's described as white male between 25 and 35 years old and about 6 feet tall with black hair. He's not considered a threat to the public.

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