Naked man with machete injures Biloxi officers

Two Biloxi police officers are injured after a call reporting a man armed with a machete.

Police arrested 37-year-old Telly Dixon at the Palm Isle Apartments shortly before 6 o’clock this morning. A resident of the Palm Isle Apartments sustained hand injuries after trying to get the machete from Telly.

After the resident called 911, police arrived and found a naked Telly who appeared not to be holding a machete. When officers tried to arrest him, he fought back resulting in the assault and injury of two police officers.

The officers and victim are all expected to be okay. Telly was arrested and charged with two counts of simple assault on police and aggravated assault.

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