UW-Madison Police officer injured while arrest student peeing in hallway

MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A University of Wisconsin - Madison Police officer went to the hospital and a student is in jail after an altercation very early Sunday morning.

UW Police were sent to Witte Hall for someone peeing in the hallway around 1:15 a.m. When an officer arrived the 18-year-old student became combative and hit the officer in the face.

The officer pulled out his Taser and two other officers arrived. The student was taken to the ground and arrested without being tased.

During the arrest the student continued to try and fight officers and was eventually secured in the squad car and taken to the Dane County Jail.

Officers received minor injuries and were treated and released from the hospital.

The students blood alcohol content was 0.20. He was arrested for underage drinking, having a fake ID, depositing human waste, battery to an officer, and resisting arrest causing injury.

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