Man accused of spitting in officer's face - WSMV Channel 4

Man accused of leading police on chase, spitting in officer's face

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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A Metro police officer was attacked during an arrest Sunday just before 1 a.m.

The attack on the officer happened after police say Gency Cazeres-Mendez showed up to a woman's house on Venus Drive who has a restraining order against him and beat her up.

When police showed up, they say the suspect jumped out a window and led officers on a chase.

Cazares-Mendez allegedly punched officer Paul Nies and spit in his face.

He has been detained and was booked into Metro Jail on 15 charges.

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