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November 18, 2013

Man charged with police assault - 11/19

CUMBERLAND — A Cumberland man was charged with second-degree assault and ob-structing a police officer after he allegedly punched a city policeman in the face at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.

Dustin Bennett, 24, was arrested Saturday on a warrant stemming from an incident Nov. 8 when police were called to the hospital for a report of an unruly patient.

When officers arrived, Bennett became argumentative and struck the officer, according to a police report. The officer sustained minor injuries.

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