A Brentwood police officer was stabbed while trying to de-escalate a situation with a 16-year-old boy armed with a kitchen knife before moving to detain the teen.
By: Jason Green Source Bay Area News Group
BRENTWOOD, CA—A 16-year-old boy allegedly stabbed a police officer Wednesday afternoon at Brentwood City Park, police said.
Officers were dispatched to the park around 5:35 p.m. for a report of a person armed with a kitchen knife, the Brentwood Police Department said in a news release.
Following numerous attempts to de-escalate the situation, an officer moved in to detain the teen. Police said the teen stabbed the officer. A bystander helped other officers detain the teen, who was then taken into custody.
The officer was taken to a hospital to be treated for an injury police described as not life-threatening.
Anyone with information related to the case can contact the police department at 925-809-7872.