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Danvers man who assaulted police officer faces charges today

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BENSON - A rural Danvers man is expected to be charged today in Swift County on multiple drug-related charges and for assaulting a police officer following a Monday night incident in Benson.

The officer was grabbed, kneed, kicked and struck in the chest multiple times before he was able subdue the assailant.

"This case illustrates the dynamic environment that our officers work in" stated Benson Police Chief Jim Crace in a press release.

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