VIDEO: Man charged for slapping Wilmington police officer


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wait until you see this video! A man hit a Wilmington Police Officer this weekend and it was all caught on camera.

Police say they received several calls Saturday regarding a man displaying erratic behavior at Military Cutoff and Eastwood roads.

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When officer arrived, 22-year-old John Lewis Watson allegedly tried to punch one of the officers.

John Lewis (Photo: NHSO/Jail)

In the video, you can see Watson flipping his water bottle in the air before the punch.

Watson is charged with assault on a law enforcement officer and indecent exposure.