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Officers Sustain Minor Injuries After Disturbance In Mansfield

MANSFIELD (KFSM) -- Multiple agencies were on the scene of a disturbance call at a home on the 800 block of Grove Street in Mansfield late Tuesday night (May 1).

According to Mansfield Police, when the officer arrived at the home and began to talk with the homeowner, the suspect, later identified as Clift Swindel, became irate which led to the altercation. The officer called for backup and a Huntington officer came to the scene to assist.

Police said it appeared that Swindel had been drinking.

The two officers involved in the altercation sustained minor injuries, but are reported to be okay.

Swindel was taken into custody and is being held at the Scott County Detention Center. The charges against him have not been released at this time.

The Mansfield Police Department said they will handle the investigation.

Mansfield Police, Huntington Police, Sebastian County Sheriff’s Deputies, and Greenwood Police were all on the scene as well as Sebastian County EMS and the Huntington Fire Department.

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