GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — The Greensboro Police Department took a suspect into custody after an officer was allegedly assaulted on Wednesday morning.

At 10:31 a.m. on Wednesday morning, police were called to the Red Roof Inn on 615 Regional Road on a recovered stolen property call.

Officers confirmed that a stolen U-Haul was in the parking lot at the Red Roof Inn.

Police say that as an officer attempted to place the suspect into custody, the suspect assaulted the officer before leaving the scene.

David Parsons, 29, has been charged with:

  • possession of a stolen auto
  • resist, delay or obstruct a law enforcement officer
  • assault on a law enforcement officer
  • misdemeanor larceny

He is under a 28,000 bond.

The officer was released from the hospital.