In a shocking incident that unfolded amidst a robbery response in Phoenix, 41-year-old Christopher Leos left authorities stunned as he bit a police officer during a bold escape attempt. Responding to a late-night robbery call at Dunlap and Central avenues officers confronted Leos triggering a high-stakes pursuit. The ensuing struggle saw Leos resisting arrest, sinking his teeth into the officer and attempting to wrestle away the officer’s firearm.
Officer’s Brave Stand
Amidst the chaos, the courageous officer prevailed, overcoming Leos and bringing him into custody. The physical altercation left the officer with bite wounds and an arm injury, necessitating prompt medical attention and subsequent release for recovery.
Sgt. Rob Scherer in an official statement disclosed an unusual detail: the original robbery victim crucial to the unfolding drama had mysteriously vanished from the scene.
This unexpected twist adds intrigue to an already captivating story.
Legal Repercussions and Ongoing Investigation
Leos now faces multiple charges including aggravated assault on a police officer as he sits behind bars with a $1,250 bond.
Uncovering additional outstanding warrants, authorities delve into the suspect’s troubled past as the investigation unfolds shedding light on the circumstances leading to this daring and violent escape.