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CSPD officer punched in the face while taking suspect into custody

This happened early Tuesday morning.
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Published: Aug. 4, 2020 at 7:34 AM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A CSPD officer is recovering after getting punched in the face by a suspect on duty.

It happened early Tuesday around 5:00 a.m. Officers were investigating a suspicious car in the 2300 block of East Bijou Street. During the investigation, officers found drugs on the suspect.

Police were attempting to arrest the suspect when the suspect tried to run. One officer was punched in the face and ended up with minor injuries.

Two handguns and other drugs were also found during this investigation.

A suspect name has not been released at this point.

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