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Man arrested for assaulting officer, kicking ambulance in Suffolk

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Posted at 2:37 PM, Jul 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-23 14:37:25-04

Suffolk, Va. – A 27-year-old man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly assaulting a police officer, according to Suffolk Police.

Officers responded to a home in the 1000 block of Davis Boulevard in reference to a wanted person.

When officers made contact with the man, 27-year-old Gerald Jerome Copeland, he became verbally and physically combative. He also kicked a nearby ambulance.

Copeland was arrested on charges of Assaulting a Police Officer, Disorderly Conduct and Obstructing Justice.