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North Carolina police officer assaulted trying to arrest man

ROWLAND, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police officer suffered facial injuries after he tried to arrest a man in response to a domestic call.

News outlets report Rowland officer Michael Sale responded to a domestic call around midnight Friday.

A man at the scene who was said to be drunk and was disorderly refused to obey the officer and resisted arrest.

According to police, Sale and the suspect got into a fist fight during the arrest.

Rowland Police Chief Hubert Graham said Sale suffered a broken nose and was admitted to the hospital before being released on Saturday.

Source: Fox 8 News Channel

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