Suspects accused of punching, spitting on officers

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Two people are facing assault charges for allegedly punching and spitting on officers who were trying to break up a fight.

Police responded to the fight on the 4200 block of Vesper Drive Sunday night. While detaining one participant, police say he punched an officer, then continued to struggle while they tried to take him into custody.

A second person allegedly spat on an officer and was also arrested.

Police have identified the suspects as Little Thomas and Tia Fletcher. Both will be charged with second-degree assault on a peace officer.