HPD officer injured after being attacked at Waffle House

A police officer is jumped after trying to protect a woman inside a west houston Waffle House.

November 12, 2010 5:18:05 AM PST
A Houston police officer drove himself to the hospital this morning, after he was attacked at a west Houston Waffle House. The officer was eating inside the restaurant on Highway 6 and the Katy Freeway, when a group of men started harassing a female customer. The officer tried to intervene and was jumped. The men who attacked him got away in a vehicle.

Investigators did not know what kind of injuries the officer received, nor if he was in uniform or on duty. The woman was not hurt.