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Video appears to show man resist arrest in East Village

Posted at 6:07 PM, Jul 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-08 21:07:31-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- One man is in jail after police say he bit an officer while resisting arrest.

The incident happened in the East Village at approximately 4:30 a.m. Monday morning near Market Street.

Police say they received a report of a man behaving erratically and when they arrived the man was rolling around in the the middle of the street.

Video shows officers approach the man attempting to resolve the situation peacefully when the man backs away and falls on the the 10News Breaking News Tracker vehicle.

Police say the man bit an officer on the knuckle as they were detaining him.

He was transported to a hospital where police say he vandalized hospital equipment.

The unidentified man was then released by the hospital into police custody where he is facing vandalism and resisting arrest charges.