A Gloucester Township man was arrested after police say he called 9-1-1 and then attacked the responding officers.
On Sunday, shortly before 8 p.m., police say they received a call from a disoriented man asking for help. Four officers responded to a home in the LaCascata housing development in Gloucester Township. When they arrived, investigators say they were met by Ibrahim Dao, 28. Dao was standing on a stair case, sweating profusely and appeared to be upset and disoriented, according to police.
Police say Dao was screaming incoherently at the officers and appeared to be under the influence of a narcotic. Dao allegedly picked up one officer into the air and slammed him into a table. Police say another officer used pepper spray on Dao which had no effect as he continued to resist and fight the officers.
Investigators say the officers were eventually able to handcuff Dao who continued to try and attack them with his feet and shoulders. Dao was taken to a local hospital for treatment and then transported to the Gloucester Township Police Department. He was charged with aggravated assault of an officer, resisting arrest and other offenses.
Police say the officers who were attacked were treated for minor injuries and decontaminated from pepper spray and bodily fluids exposure. Dao was remanded to the Camden County Correctional Facility in default of $35,000 full cash bail.