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Homeless man accused of assaulting cop during arrest

TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE – A homeless man has been arrested by Poughkeepsie Town Police after he struck an officer in the head and face causing injuries.

Michael Henry, 30, had gone to his ex-girlfriend’s residence at 761 Main Street on Monday night, December 3, attempting to kick down the door.

When officers arrived, Henry ran from the area, but was located a short distance away. As police attempted to place him in custody, he struck the officer.

Henry was charged with assault and aggravated family offense, both as felonies, and misdemeanors of criminal contempt, resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration. He was sent to the Dutchess County Jail without bail pending a future court appearance.

 


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