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Minot police officer assaulted, suffers minor injuries

September 17, 2018

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Minot police say an officer suffered minor injuries when head-butted in the face by a suspect.

Authorities say the officer arrested a 33-year-old New Town man on outstanding warrants Saturday afternoon. The man allegedly resisted arrest, fought with officers before being taken into custody, and then assaulted the officer while being booked into jail.

The man was arrested on the warrants out of Burleigh County and Mandan and also for preventing arrest and assaulting a police officer. Formal charges were pending.

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