A Paso Robles police officer was injured Monday morning after responding to reports of an altercation at Centennial Park.
Police say the suspect, identified as Cordel Cryer, 23, had reportedly attacked another person with some type of blade at the park, located on the 600 block of Nickerson Drive. The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Once on scene, police say they determined Cryer was likely under the influence of a controlled substance and was taken into custody. The California Highway Patrol and the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office also responded to assist.
An officer was injured during the altercation but was treated and released, police say.
Cryer was listed as being in custody at the San Luis Obispo County Jail Monday afternoon with bail set at $50,000.
Due to the ongoing investigation, no other details are being released by police at this time.