Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputy injured in struggle with suspect

LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. - A Larimer County Sheriff's deputy was injured in a struggle with a wanted man on Sunday night.

Officials said a deputy pulled over a vehicle at 10:39 p.m. on East Mulberry Street near Interstate 25 for not having a valid registration.

The 27-year-old driver was arrested for driving under revocation, having an expired temporary permit and no proof of insurance, according to the Larimer County Sheriff's Office.

However, the deputy said he struggled with identifying the passenger. Officials said the 28-year-old man provided several false names and dates of birth to the deputy. 

When deputies determined the passenger was Nicholas Daniel Clark, they said they learned he had a warrant for his arrested on an assault charge. 

Deputies said Clark refused to follow the deputies' commands and fought deputies as they tried to handcuff him.

One deputy was injured. Clark was also taken to the hospital. He was treated and released from a local hospital, then taken to the jail on suspicion of criminal impersonation, resisting arrest and assault, officials said.

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