KBI investigating after Riley County police officer allegedly attacks homeowner

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UPDATE 9 p.m.: KBI released a statement late Monday, saying a 27-year-old man flagged down an officer from RCPD. The man reported that around 3:30 a.m. he saw a patrol car parked outside his apartment at North 15th Street and Humboldt Street.

The man said that after he approached the patrol car, the officer committed battery against him outside the apartment, then again at the apartment entrance, according to KBI.

The man also reported an injury and was taken to a local hospital, a KBI spokesperson said.

At this time, the KBI hasn’t identified any law enforcement officer who was at the location.

If you have any information, you’re asked to call them at 1-800-KS-CRIME. Tips can also be submitted online.

MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating after a person claimed he’d been attacked at his home by an unidentified Riley County Police officer.

A Riley County Police Department spokesperson said around 10:45 a.m. Monday in the 1500 block of Poyntz Avenue, an RCPD officer on patrol was approached by the person who told them about the attack.

The spokesperson said RCPD immediately notified KBI, who agreed to investigate the alleged incident.

This is a developing story.

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