A police officer got into a fight with a man a witness described as “Wrestlemania” while trying to break up a fight in a street, according to a release from Madison police.
Police said the officer noticed two people fighting in the street near 437 W. Gorham St. at 2:50 a.m. on April 12 and attempted to intervene.
One man got into a fight with the officer, and the officer told Akeem Ali Wilkins, 21, of Madison, numerous times to stop resisting, according to police.
A witness stepped in to hold Wilkins while the officer placed him in handcuffs, police said.
The other man involved in the initial fight told police he was walking down the street with friends when he was thrown to the ground and ended up in a wrestling match.
Wilkins was arrested on suspicion of battery, resisting and officer an disorderly conduct.