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Columbus police officer assaulted

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus Police are investigating an aggravated assault to one of their own.

Police say that one of their officers was off duty near the Piggly Wiggly on River Road when she was flagged down in reference to Heath Smith, who had outstanding warrants. When the officer confronted Smith he pulled out a knife and attempted to cut the officer and a witness.

Smith was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and giving false information. No one was hurt.

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