NEWS RELEASE: MPD Seeks Suspect In Whataburger Incident
The Marshall Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify the person responsible for injuring two law enforcement officers during an altercation at a fast food restaurant. On Saturday, February 3, 2018 at approximately 3:55 a.m., a male subject entered the Whataburger located at 2010 Victory Drive and attempted to fight with another person. A Marshall Police Officer, who was working security at the restaurant, attempted to apprehend the subject. A Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy was also at the restaurant during the incident and assisted the officer. The unidentified man resisted authorities and during a scuffle with officers, broke a window in the restaurant. The suspect then fled the scene on foot. The officer and deputy received minor cuts during the incident. They were both treated on the scene by Marshall EMS.
Due to his tendency toward violence and injuries to law enforcement officers, the suspect is believed to pose a danger to the community. Anyone with information regarding the identity and/or location of the subject involved in this incident is urged to contact the Marshall Police Department at 903-935-4575 or Marshall/Harrison County Crime Stoppers at 903-935-9969.
Public Information Officer
Marshall Police Department