Steele Police Chief Billy Stanfield says that a 35-year-old Steele man has been arrested after assaulting police officers on Friday, the 15TH . Officers responded to a report of an irate man, identified as 35 year old, Sammy Chandler of Steele, who assaulted an employee at a grocery store. When arriving officers physically subdued Chandler before taking him into custody. Because of his behavior, officers called for an ambulance. When he arrived at the Pemiscot County Memorial Hospital, he attempted to attack nursing staff. A police officer subdued him while Hayti police officers were called for help. Officer John Gray was bitten by Chandler and received medical treatment. After being treated, Chandler was taken to the Pemiscot County Jail. Officers believe he was under the influence of bath salts at the time of his arrest. Chandler is charged with second-degree assault on a police officer. His bond is set at $75,000. Additional charges have been filed regarding the assault of the grocery store employee.