BUSHWOOD, Md. (WUSA9) -- A registered sex offender punched a police officer while being placed under arrest and now fa, say St. Mary's County authorities.

Authorities say 24-year-old Shane Corcoran failed to notify the registry that he had moved homes. On Thursday morning, an officer found Corcoran at an address on Oakley Road in Bushwood, say authorities, and tried to place him under arrest. Authorities tell us that Corcoran resisted arrest and struck the officer with his fist.

Corcoran was subdued and taken into custody. He is charged with Sex Offender Failure to Notify the Sheriff's Office of an Address Change and Assault 2nd Degree.

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