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Man faces charges for allegedly attacking two police officers

A man is behind bars in connection with the assault of two police officers in Texarkana, Texas.
A man is behind bars in connection with the assault of two police officers in Texarkana, Texas.

The incident happened around 7:30 p.m. Sunday when authorities were responding to a domestic situation at a home in the 2400 block of West 11th St.

Gary Carson, 33, is accused of striking one officer in the back of the head with his fist and punching the other in the chest when they tried to arrest him.

Carson then fled on foot after being sprayed with pepper spray but was taken into custody several hours later after he returned to the home on West 11th St.

Carson was booked into the Texarkana City Jail and charged with two counts of assault on a public servant.

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