St. Louis man accused of assault on a police officer

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A man is facing charges from an assault of a police officer outside a south St. Louis home.

Demetrius Washington is charged with several counts of assault on a law enforcement officer.

Authorities say Washington spat on the off-duty officer last Friday outside a home on Pennsylvania, then ran.

The officer started to follow, but stopped.

As he stopped, Washington allegedly threw several rocks, one striking the officer in the head.

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