Man charged after alleged vehicle pursuit

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TOWN OF BELOIT - A Town of Beloit man faces multiple charges after he allegedly initiated a vehicle pursuit, head-butted and bit an officer while being put in a patrol car in Beloit on Sunday.

Town of Beloit Police say they responded to a domestic disturbance call at 2:49 p.m. Saturday.

The suspect, Brian Harvey, 52, was reported to have been armed with a knife and had an active warrant for strangulation. When officers arrived on scene, Harvey left in a vehicle. Officers were able to spot the vehicle and the pursuit ended after 2 miles, in the parking lot at 1851 Cranston Road in the City of Beloit.

Harvey was taken into custody, but he allegedly head-butted and bit an officer when being placed in the back of a squad car. The officer had minor injuries and later returned to work.

Harvey was taken to the Rock County Jail and is being held on possible charges of Domestic Violence Battery, Domestic Violence Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest, Battery to a Law Enforcement Officer and Fleeing an Officer, in addition to an outstanding warrant, according to a news release from the Town of Beloit Police Department.

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