Robert Bagdis (Source: New Hanover County Sheriff's Office)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A man was behind bars early Saturday morning after assaulting a police officer.
According to Sgt. Lisa Kittrell with the Wilmington Police Department, Robert Bagdis left Kickback Jack's without paying his bill Friday night. Employees at the restaurant called 9-1-1 after Bagdis left.
Kittrell said police found Bagdis behind the Best Buy on College Road. After confronting the man, one WPD officer got into a struggle with the suspect.
Bagdis injured the officer before being taken into custody. The officer, whose name has not yet been released, was treated at the hospital and released.
Kittrell said Bagdis is charged with larceny, assault on LEO, and hinder and delay.