Winnipeg Free Press@WinnipegNewsSep 30 8:34 am

Man gets jail after assaulting, choking police officer

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Man gets jail after assaulting, choking police officer

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BRANDON -- A man has been sentenced to jail for a frightening assault in which he choked a police officer while bystanders laughed and video-recorded the struggle.

Until the assault, the offender was being arrested for relatively minor crimes.

“(The accused) escalated ......

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