CHICO (CBS13) – An officer suffered a fractured leg during a struggle with a suspect at a party in Chico Saturday night, police said.
The Chico Police Department said two officers arrived at La Vista Verde Apartments at around 11 p.m. and were met by a large crowd.READ MORE: Sacramento County Tackles Zip Code Vaccine Disparities
Officers attempted to detain Tony Alvarado Tafoya, 21, in the parking lot, but the suspect, who was armed, resisted and ran away. Chico police said Alvarado Tafoya engaged in a struggle with an officer, to which the officer suffered the fracture and a dislocated ankle.READ MORE: Feds' Boogaloo Indictment Details Inside of Northern California Extremist Group
Alvarado Tafoya then ran into an apartment unit and jumped out of a second-story window in an attempt to escape, police said. He suffered a fractured foot in the fall and officers arrested him without incident.MORE NEWS: Stockton Teen, 14, Shot While Driving Left Paralyzed
Alvarado Tafoya was taken to the hospital for treatment before being booked into jail.