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3 Sioux Falls policemen injured during arrest

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities in Sioux Falls say three policemen have been treated for injuries they sustained when trying to arrest a man following the report of a suspected domestic dispute.

Police on Wednesday said the officers were transported to a hospital.

Police say 31-year-old Rocky T. Traversie Jr. allegedly hit two relatives with a brick and threatened to not let them leave a northern Sioux Falls home. Authorities say three more people where at the home during the incident. Police say a teenager escaped through a window and called police.

Eighteen police officers responded to the scene.

Police say the Sioux Falls man has been arrested on three counts of aggravated assault on law enforcement, five counts of kidnapping and two counts of aggravated assault domestic.

Traversie's attorney information couldn't be found.