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Man arrested for assaulting a LaGrange police officer

(Source: LaGrange Police) (Source: LaGrange Police)

LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) – A LaGrange man has been arrested and charged with aggravated battery of an officer and felony obstruction.

LaGrange PD responded to a call at the Summit gas station on Commerce Ave. yesterday around 8:30 p.m. for shoplifting.

Brandon Bridges fled the scene and his car was located in the 500 block of Hines St. Senior Officer John Slonaker caught up with him and the two were involved in an altercation. The officer suffered a broken nose and a cut on his face. Bridges led police on a foot chase, but was later caught and arrested.

The case still remains under investigation. Stay with WTVM for more details.

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