Utica, NY (WIBX) - A Utica Police officer was injured while escorting a Utica man out of an Eagle Street bar.

Officials say Zuhdja Cejanovic, 55, of South Street, was drinking at the UNA Bar early yesterday morning when he was asked to leave.

He refused, and when Officer Vincent Parrotta arrived to escort him out, he allegedly became violent and slammed the officer's head against a table.

Parrotta was taken to Saint Elizabeth's Hospital for treatment.

Cejvanovic was charged with assault on a police officer, a felony.