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Alabama man arrested for burglary attempt, assault on Lowndes deputy

David Glenn Cassidy | Photo: Lowndes County Sheriff's Department

An Alabama man is accused of causing chaos in Lowndes County and assaulting a sheriff’s deputy.

Posted: Mar 11, 2019 5:32 PM
Updated: Mar 11, 2019 5:47 PM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - An Alabama man is accused of causing chaos in Lowndes County and assaulting a sheriff’s deputy.

On March 8, Lowndes County sheriff’s deputies responded to Mac Davis Road for a home burglary report.

They also received reports of a suspicious person acting erratically in the 600 block of Mac Davis Road.

That person was identified as David Cassidy, 33, of Ethelsville.

A resident claimed Cassidy tried to break into a home by kicking in the door.

He was arrested on the scene.

Cassidy is accused of injuring a deputy as he was being put into a patrol vehicle.

The deputy received a large cut to his hand that required stitches but was later released from the hospital.

Cassidy is charged with attempted burglary of an occupied dwelling, as well as simple assault on a law enforcement officer.

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