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Cape Girardeau police officer bitten by patient

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

Cape Girardeau police say an officer was injured trying to get a patient under control at a counseling center.

Lieutenant Jason Selzer says the officer responded to the Community Counseling Center to help subdue a combative patient.

Selzer says the patient bit the officer on the arm once he tried to restrain the patient.

Police haven't released the patients name, pending charges.


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