A Lincoln police officer was injured during a struggle with a man Tuesday evening in Sunken Gardens. It happened at around 7 p.m. Police say 30-year-old Carlos Sisneros was in the park acting suspicious with binoculars and a large bag.
Police say when the officer approached him, Sisneros became agitated and pulled out what looked like a handgun from his waistband. The officer struggled with Sisneros to get the gun away from him.
Sisneros was arrested for third degree assault on an officer and terroristic threats. The officer was treated at the hospital for cuts and bruises. Police say the weapon was a pellet gun.