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Man charged with assaulting Starkville police officer

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A man is accused of kicking a Starkville police officer.

Posted: Jun. 22, 2018 2:48 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A man is accused of kicking a Starkville police officer.

David Helms was arrested for simple assault on an officer, which is a felony, disorderly conduct and public drunk.

This arrest was the result of officers responding to a residence on Didlake Drive for a report of a disturbance.

Police say the assault happened while Helms was being arrested.

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