Police: Man cuts Edwardsville officer on head

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EDWARDSVILLE, Kan. — Edwardsville police say an officer has been cut on the head by a man with a knife.

Police say the attack happened Wednesday night. The officer was hospitalized with minor injuries.

They say the officer encountered the armed man and was cut on his head. It’s unclear where the incident happened or why the officer engaged the man.

Police haven’t released the name of the officer or the man.

Edwardsville is located about 17 miles west of Kansas City.