ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) - An Ithaca man has been arrested for running from police after a fight in the city Thursday.

Devon Welch, 25 was arrested on July 20th after IPD responded to a report of two males fighting in the 300 block of West State Street.

IPD says that when officers arrived, one of the males was seen on the ground while Welch was kicking him in the head. Welch was stopped and interviewed and then allegedly ran after being told several times to stop.

Welch was later caught and arrested a few blocks away after attempting to fight officers.

Three officers were injured.

Welch was arrested for obstructing governmental administration and disorderly conduct.

The case is currently under investigation and any witnesses to this incident are encouraged to contact IPD.