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Yakima Police Officer sent to the hospital after scuffle with suspect

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YAKIMA, Wash. -- A Yakima police officer is sent to the hospital after a scuffle with a suspect. It happened around noon in the 400 Block of South Second Street. 

According to police the officer recognized the man had a warrant and when the officer approached the suspect he attacked the officer. The man hit the officer over the head several times and was eventually tackled by a neighbor. 

The officer is believed to have minor injuries.

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