OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma City police searched for an assault suspect overnight in city's northwest side. 

The search happened about 2 a.m. Friday near NW 36 and Rockwell. Bethany police assisted in the search. 

Police were told a suspect in an earlier assault was in a home in the area. The person was not there.

Police said the earlier assault involved a police officer but did not elaborate at the scene.

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