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Police Arrested Suspect Who Injured Police Officer

Police found Walter Blankenship hiding in a tree.

Posted: Aug 12, 2018 10:59 PM
Updated: Aug 13, 2018 12:12 PM

Huntsville Police found and arrested Walter Blankenship, the man who injured a police officer while resisting arrest.

Police say thanks to some tips the suspect was found around 10 p.m. Saturday night. Blakenship was hiding in a tree in Northern Madison County.

Police say Blankenship resisted arrest on Friday evening and got into a fight with the officer before running away. The officer had minor injuries.

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