BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A man accused of refusing to pay his $3 drink tab at a Boulder restaurant and punching a manager who tried to escort him out also is accused of assaulting a police officer.

Police say officer Christian McCracken was taken to a hospital after the alleged assaults Friday. Police are looking for witnesses with photos or videos.

officer mccracken from boul Boulder Police Seek Photos Of Officer Assault

Officer McCracken (credit: Boulder Police Dept.)

A manager at The Sink told police 23-year-old Treven Hunter repeatedly punched him when he tried to escort him out Friday. Police say after Hunter was outside, he assaulted McCracken when McCracken tried to handcuff him.

Hunter faces charges of second-degree assault, third-degree assault, third-degree trespassing, resisting arrest and obstructing a peace officer. He is free on bond. He didn’t return an email Wednesday seeking comment.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Comments (2)
  1. the_punnisher says:

    Only in Boulder. If it involved the DPD, we would be seeing an obituary….

  2. denvervet says:

    Treven? Oh please, who made that name up? Anyhow, glad that they caught this fool and I hope they actually send him to jail for a long time. Did they drug test this guy? Another out of control fool who lives in his own little world and puts innocent people at danger. Book ’em Dano.

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