James Harrison, 18, of the 1000 block of W. 115th St. was charged with aggravated battery and domestic battery, which are both felonies, said police News Affairs Officer Daniel O'Brien.
Harrison allegedly cut the officer under the right eye with a pocketknife on Friday, O’Brien said. The officer was responding to a domestic incident in the 1000 block of West 115th Street when he saw Harrison trying to escape.
The officer chased Harrison into a gangway, where the offender pulled out a knife and cut the officer in the face, police News Affairs Officer Anne Dwyer said.
Harrison’s bond was set at $1 million when he appeared Sunday in court. His next court date is July 23.