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CMPD Officer Assaulted While Attempting To Handcuff Suspects

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(Photo by Nichole Jaworski/CBS Charlotte)

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(CBS Charlotte) — A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer was assaulted in North Charlotte today.

The incident happened while police were responding to a report of a fight near a home on Parkwood Avenue.

When the police officer tried to take the suspects into custody, one of the men assaulted the officer.

The suspect was able to flee the scene. He was captured a short time later after reports surfaced that he was hiding in a home in the area.

The names of the suspects have not been released at this time.

-Nichole Jaworski, CBS Charlotte

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