Fond du Lac officer suffers broken bones in attack

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FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — Fond du Lac police say an officer suffered broken bones when he was attacked by a man trying to break down a door at an apartment building.

Police were called to the apartment building about 10:30 p.m. Thursday. An officer was speaking to tenants on the second floor when the 44-year-old man approached. The officer told the tenants to go back into their apartments.

Authorities say the man then approached and attacked the officer, who suffered a broken nose, fractured finger and other injuries.

The officer was taken to the hospital, treated and released. The suspect was arrested and taken to the Fond du Lac County Jail.