BUTTE, Mont. -

In Butte, a Walkerville man faces one felony count of assault on a peace officer, after an officer say he licked his face.

Police say Christopher Hiatt called police to report a theft, while he had a warrant out for his own arrest in Lewis and Clark County.

Officers found Hiatt outside the a bar in Walkerville.

Officials say he resisted arrest,  and when an officer struggled to put Hiatt in the police car, he turned and licked his eye.