SAN BENITO, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — A San Benito man was arrested for intoxication and for biting an officer on the arm.
Officers responded to a call in reference to a domestic disturbance on the 500 block of Lovett Street on Wednesday, May 8.
Upon the officers arrival they discovered that a male subject later identified as Richard Mancilla, 26, and physically assaulted his brother in law, and was hiding inside a bedroom.
Officers attempted to arrest, but Mancilla then pushed and bit the officer, on his lower arm, and pepper spray was used to stop the attack and place Mancilla in handcuffs.
Mancilla was booked and charged with assault on a public servant, resisting arrest and assault family violence with a bond set at $25,000.