Two in police custody after officers responding to assault are bit and hit

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two officers who witnessed an assault on Thursday afternoon in the area of 11th and Prospect were attacked when they tried to intervene.

The officers saw a man heabutting a woman; one was bit and the other was hit when they tried to step in and end the assault.

The officer who was hit was taken to a hospital, and both the man and woman involved the assault are in police custody.