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OPD: Officer Stabbed During Altercation With Suspect

A man has been taken into custody after authorities say a police officer was stabbed in the face.

Posted: Sep 20, 2020 10:43 PM

A man has been taken into custody after authorities say a police officer was stabbed in the face.

Owensboro Police say they responded to a disturbance in the 700 Block of Walnut Street shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday.

We're told officers were trying to take 31-year-old Harold Sanders Jr. into custody for an outstanding warrant, when he pulled out a knife and stabbed one of the officers.

Officials say the officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries during the altercation.

Sanders is being charged with the attempted murder of a police officer along with other charges.

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