New Orleans police officer attacked, man arrested

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans man is in custody for allegedly using a Taser on a police officer during an altercation at

an upscale apartment complex in the Mid-City neighborhood.

Police say Officer Brittany Marigny

responded to a domestic disturbance call late Monday. WVUE-TV reported a woman and her 25-year-old boyfriend argued and he locked her

out. The man eventually let Marigny and his girlfriend into

the apartment and he left. When he returned, he walked into

another room before joining the women. When Marigny ordered him

to show both of his hands, he pulled the devise, struck the

officer's arm and fled.

The officer was treated and released from an area hospital.

Brandon Bernard surrendered Thursday morning. He faces charges of aggravated battery and battery on a police officer.