Man charged with aggravated assault, battery on a law enforcement officer

Topeka, KANSAS – Police officials said the 53-year-old suspect was taken into custody on Sunday.

His name is Brian Eshom and he is now facing multiple charges, including: aggravated assault of law enforcement officer; battery on a law enforcement officer; operate a vehicle without registration or tag; interference with law enforcement officer; theft $25,000, motor vehicle; flee or attempt to elude and criminal damage to property.

This incident occurred on Western.

The responding officers reportedly saw two vehicles that appeared to be disabled.

The 53-year-old suspect attempted to run.

When the responding officers stopped him, he reportedly began to fight with officers and hit them. 

The 53-year-old suspect was booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.