Indecent exposure suspect hits officer in face

Melvin Carter
Melvin Carter

Amarillo, TX - A Randall county man is behind bars after police say he hit an officer in the face.

Amarillo police say they were serving an outstanding warrant Thursday on 50 year old Melvin Carter when the incident occurred.

As they attempted to put handcuffs on him, they say he punched an officer in the face, then the officers tasered him.

He was arrested for assault on a public servant along with the previous warrant for indecent exposure.