Man with bat accused of smashing cruiser, punching officer
BATH (WGME) -- A man is accused of smashing a cop cruiser with a bat, throwing it at the officer before getting Tasered, then punching another officer in the head.
Police say they got a call Friday around 1:45 p.m. about someone with a bat heading to the shopping center saying he had nothing to live for. Police found him on Court Street.
Police say the man hit an officer's cruiser with the bat, repeatedly refused to put the bat down, then threw it at the cop.
The officer Tasered the man, then took him to the hospital where police say he punched another officer in the head.
Police are not releasing the name of the 22-year-old man and it is not clear yet what he will be charged with.