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Reading Cop Assaulted in Muhlenberg Township

An off-duty Reading police officer is attacked by a man in Muhlenberg Township. Police say Officer Michael Perkins was in the 27-hundred block of North 11th street yesterday afternoon when he saw Hector Torres smacking car windows. They say Torres then got into a car...with another person inside...that person then got out and took off. According to the Police, Torres then attacked Officer Perkins. Perkins subdued Torres and arrested him. He's now charged with aggravated assault and other offenses.


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