Police officers injured during traffic stop

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BROOKSIDE,Ala. (WIAT)–Two Brookside police officers were injured after a traffic stop Friday evening.

The stop took place on Cherry Avenue near I-22.  During the course of the traffic stop, officers discovered about 1/4 lb. of marijuana in the car.  As the suspect was being taken into custody, the suspect began fighting with the officers.  Both officers involved sustained minor injuries, with one breaking his hand.  They were treated and released from St. Vincent’s Hospital.

The suspect, who has not been identified, faces multiple charges including assault on two law enforcement officers.

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