Odessa man accused of assaulting younger brother, police officer

Odessa man accused of assaulting younger brother, police officer

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - An Odessa man is accused of assaulting his younger brother then a police officer.

It happened in the 2000 block of East Seventh Street in Odessa.

Officers were told Francisco Martinez, 17, had a knife.

When they got to the home, they found him fighting in the street.

He ended up grabbing one of the officer's wrists and pushed her.

Martinez kept resisting arrest but was eventually handcuffed.

Investigators say it all started when Martinez assaulted his 13-year-old brother.

Officers saw the boy had a bloody nose and several bruises on his face.

He was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Martinez was arrested and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.

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