Naked man assaults sheriff's deputy

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on December 1, 2011 at 9:31 AM

OLYMPIA, Wash. – A naked man was tased Tuesday after allegedly assaulting a Thurston County Sheriff’s deputy.

It happened around 11 p.m. in the 2600 block of Wilderness Drive SE in Olympia.

Sheriff’s office spokesman Lt. Greg Elwin said it started as a disturbance between several intoxicated men. One of them was threatening others and refusing to leave, then tore off his clothing.

When deputies arrived, the 28-year-old suspect allegedly charged a deputy’s patrol car and began hitting it with his head and fists.

When the deputy got out, the naked man allegedly charged him and the two got into a struggle. The suspect was tased multiple times and had to be overpowered by several deputies.

One deputy suffered minor injuries.

The suspect faces charges of third degree assault and assault on a law enforcement officer.
 

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