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Man in custody after reportedly punching Glendale police officer

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Posted at 8:01 PM, Nov 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-15 00:13:17-05

GLENDALE, AZ — Police say a man is in custody after he allegedly punched a Glendale police officer near Loop 101 and Maryland Avenue Sunday.

The officer was working in "an off-duty capacity" when he was punched by a 35-year-old man, according to officials.

The officer suffered a secondary fall injury and was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The man, who has not been identified, is currently in custody, police say.

No other details were provided.

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