Man charged for throwing punches at police officer in Butler

Man charged for throwing punches at police officer in Butler

A MAN has been charged after he allegedly threw punches at a police officer in Butler last month.

Officers patrolling the area considered the 43-year-old man to be acting suspiciously while sitting in a car late on July 28.

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Police allege he attempted to leave the area and struggled violently when officers tried to stop him.

He allegedly attempted to attack one of the officers.

He was charged with resisting arrest and giving a false name.