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Motorist Helped Ohio Officer During Attack

December 16, 2010  | 

A Dayton (Ohio) Police officer has thanked a good Samaritan who helped him gain control of a combative subject who was attacking the officer, reports ABC News.

The dashboard camera captured the traffic stop involving Officer Jonathan Seiter, who pulled over 64-year-old Otto Coleman for a burned-out headlight.

After Coleman began resisting and assaulting the officer while outside the vehicle, a passing motorist pulled over, exited her vehicle and began striking Coleman in the head until Seiter could control the man.

Read the full story at ABCNews.com.

Tags: Assaults on Officers, Dayton (Ohio) PD, Civilians Helping Officers


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Ima Leprechaun @ 12/19/2010 10:47 PM

Did anyone proof read this story? It reads as the the officer assaulted himself.

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