BRADENTON — A Bradenton man has been charged with battery on a law enforcement officer, according to the Bradenton Police Department.
Warren Pugh, 28, was arrested shortly after 10:46 a.m. Wednesday at a 7-11 convenience store, 902 14th St. W., Bradenton, according to the report.
Pugh approached a police officer in the store and was verbally abusive, spit on him and advanced toward the officer in an aggressive manner, police reported.
The officer was able to escort the subject to the ground and taken into custody, according to the report. No injuries were reported.
Booking information for Pugh was not immediately available on the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office website.