Cop Kicked: Officer Assaulted During Late Night Drug Bust

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A police officer assaulted during a drug bust late Tuesday night.

It happened just before 10PM at East 12th and Chester.

Police tell 19 Action News officers witnessed what they thought was a drug transaction.

As they walked over, the men separated. Police started talking to the suspect who began fighting with them and had to be tasered.

The suspect then kicked one of the officers in the face.

Police also found two small bags of crack cocaine in his mouth.

The 26-year-old man is locked up - multiple charges pending.

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