Man accused of striking sheriff’s deputy |

Man accused of striking sheriff’s deputy

FORT COLLINS ” Authorities say a Larimer County sheriff’s deputy suffered two cuts on his head when he was hit by a suspect.

The sheriff’s department says the deputy was struck Tuesday night with a nylon strap that had a metal clasp at the end.

Other deputies subdued the suspect with stun guns. One of those deputies suffered minor injuries.

The suspect has been identified as 46-year-old Robert Tracy Morris of Fort Collins.

He’s been arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault and resisting arrest.

The deputy’s name has not been released.

He was responding to a report of a fight between male and female roommates.

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