Person charged with stabbing Chicago cop during mental health crisis in South Chicago

Person charged with stabbing Chicago cop during mental health crisis in South Chicago
Francisco Bulmer Photo credit Chicago police

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A person is facing felony charges after allegedly stabbing a Chicago police officer Thursday during a mental health emergency at an apartment in South Chicago.

Francisco Bulmer, 26, was charged with one count of aggravated battery to a peace officer, Chicago police said.

Bulmer allegedly stabbed the officer about 11:15 p.m. after police were called to the 9000 block of South Burley Avenue for a “mental health disturbance,” police said. The officer was hospitalized in fair condition.

Bulmer is due in bond court Saturday.

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