PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) —
UPDATE (8/1) — The Florida Highway Patrol says the man wanted for attacking a trooper has turned himself in. FHP also released more details on the incident that happened Wednesday night.
FHP say a trooper saw a bicycle riding without the required lighting on Three Mile Bridge near Pensacola. The trooper stopped the bicyclist and asked for identification, but the bicyclist gave him a false name, according to FHP. The trooper attempted to ask the bicyclist for his true identity, but the bicyclist peddled his bike into the trooper, knocking the trooper down and fled.
The Pensacola Police Department joined FHP in the search for the bicyclist, identified as Oneil Orlando Robinson. Robinson turned himself in to the Pensacola Police Department on Thursday and is charged with the following offenses:
1. Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer. (Felony)
2. Obstruction/Resisting Without Violence. (Misdemeanor)
3. Giving False Name to Law Enforcement Officer. (Misdemeanor)
ORIGINAL STORY: Pensacola Police are looking for a man they say attacked a law enforcement officer.
There is a large police presence in the area of 17th and Bayfront.
The man is described as black, wearing dark-colored checkered pants, a dark shirt and has a Jamaican accent.