DENVER (CBS4) – Authorities have identified Anthony Knapp as the person they say plowed his car into three Denver police officers during this weekend’s protests and then drove off quickly. He faces tentative charges of first degree assault and attempted first degree assault.
Two of the officers were treated and released from the hospital soon afterwards but a third suffered more serious injuries, including leg fractures.READ MORE: Mobile Home Park Residents Return Home As Barricaded Suspect Who Fired A Gun Surrenders To Aurora Police
The crime took place late Saturday night at 15th Avenue and Logan Street and Knapp was taken into custody on Sunday afternoon.READ MORE: David Torrez Gets 45 Years After Shooting Estranged Wife's Companion 7 Times
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock said he visited the officers late Saturday night and all three officers were ready to “get back on the pony.”MORE NEWS: Denver Officer Shot With Sawed-Off Shotgun: Volunteers Fill Hospital Room With Signs Of Support
Originally police said a bystander was also hit by the vehicle, but arrest documents released on Monday didn’t indicate that was the case.