(KMOV) – A man is accused of breaking a female police officer’s nose after punching her in the face during an arrest attempt in Kirkwood on Saturday.
Blake Shook, 18, was charged with second-degree assault, a felony.
According to police, officers were called to the 7-Eleven in the 6300 block of W. Woodbine for a disturbance.
Police said Shook, who had previously been told not to return to the store, came back and threatened the clerk.
According to police, a female officer was attempting to handcuff Shook when he punched her in the face.
Hospital records later showed she broke her nasal bone and suffered a concussion.
Shook remains in custody at the St. Louis County Justice Center on a $15,000 bond.