Deputy allegedly assaulted after making arrest

Deputy allegedly assaulted after making arrest
Gustavo Soltero: El Paso Sheriff's Department

POSTED: Monday, August 26, 2013 - 9:56am

UPDATED: Monday, August 26, 2013 - 9:59pm

A Sheriff's Deputy was allegedly assaulted by a man after being arrested for a seperate incident Sunday afternoon.

Deputies say that 40-year-old Gustavo Soltero "became uncooperative" while deputies investigated a call about an assault on a male juvenile along the 200 block of Fortaleza.

According to officials as Soltero was taken into custody, he allegedly hit the escorting deputy with the back of his head.

Soltero is now charged with resisting arrest or search, assault on a public servant and failure to identify.

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