Officer injured after man runs away from car

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MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (WYMT) - Middlesboro Police said a man is arrested after they said he ran from an officer.

Police say Delbert Roark was a passenger in a car that was stopped in the middle of the road for no reason.

The officer went up to the car and noticed Roark reaching around. That is when the officer noticed what he believed to be the handle of a gun on the floorboard of the car.

Officers said Roark then ran away, and the officer went after him.

Roark fought the officer, resulting in the officer breaking his right hand.

Roark was arrested and taken to the Bell County detention center.

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