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Newtown Teen Arrested After Spitting On Officer, Police Say

Newtown police said the mother of the unidentified 17-year-old had called because she was afraid that he was high on drugs,
Newtown police said the mother of the unidentified 17-year-old had called because she was afraid that he was high on drugs, Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman

NEWTOWN, CONN. -- A Newtown teenager who police said tussled with officers during a drug arrest now faces charges of assaulting one of them, according to a report in The Danbury News-Times.

The mother of the unidentified 17-year-old had called the police because she was afraid that he was high on drugs, the News-Times reported.

When police and a crisis counselor arrived at the teen’s home, he swore at and spat on them and tried to muscle his way out of the house, the News-Times story said.

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