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Man Assaults Police Officer During Arrest Tuesday Morning

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

A man is facing some serious charges after punching a police officer in the face Tuesday morning at an apartment complex parking lot.

According to police, Clayton Roland was arrested at that apartment complex with a man named Leonard James. When police tried to put Roland in handcuffs, he became combative and punched the officer.

Roland is facing numerous charges, including assault on a public servant.

James was also arrested and charged with having a controlled substance and tampering with evidence.