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Man beats up Ohio officer during traffic stop

July 23, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
An Ohio police officer was severely beaten by motorist he pulled over for leaving the scene of an accident.The attack was all caught on dash cam video.

"He's got a black eye and there's some swelling on the side of his face; he was punched pretty hard," said Middletown Police Department Lt. Walter Reeve.

Investigators said the suspect wouldn't let up until finally a second officer arrived and helped subdue him.

He is now facing a number of charges including assault on a police officer and resisting arrest.

The officer was treated for his facial injuries at a Dayton area hospital.


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