Officer hit in groin during arrest while responding to man running into traffic

Odin D. Hansen
Dane County Sheriff's Office

MADISON, Wis. — A Madison man was arrested early Sunday morning after struggling with officers and hitting one in the groin, police said.

Officers were sent to the 600 block of University Avenue around 12:15 a.m. to check on the man’s welfare, according to a release by the  Madison Police Department.

Officers said Odin D. Hansen,25, was pretending his cell phone was a gun and darting into traffic.

Hansen told police his name was “Bruce Wayne” and “The Flash,” according to the release.

Police said Hansen struggled with officers striking a male officer in the groin.

Hansen was arrested for battery to a law enforcement officer, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, according to the release.