Lindale officer injured in late-night brawl

LINDALE - A fight broke out shortly after the Big Texas Fest in Lindale Sunday night, injuring four people, one of whom was a Lindale police officer.

Lindale police say several off-duty officers who had worked the event were still around during the cleanup when a fight broke out inside the bar around 9 p.m.

The officers responded and while trying to break it up, one Lindale officer was slammed to the ground. 

Two people were arrested in the incident. William Potts, 32 was charged with aggravated assault on a peace officer and assault and is in the Smith County Jail on bonds totaling $3,000. Briian Wright, 34, was arrested for assault and is jailed on a $3,000 bond.

The victims suffered only minor injuries in the incident.

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