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Vicksburg police officer assaulted during traffic stop

Undrier Cage, 42
Undrier Cage, 42(Vicksburg Police Department)
Updated: Nov. 14, 2020 at 10:51 AM CST
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VICKSBURG, Miss. (WLBT) - A man faces several charges after Vicksburg police say he assaulted an officer during a traffic stop on Friday night.

It is reported that Vicksburg Police Officer Hunter Anderson pulled over a man for speeding on Speed Street around 9:00 p.m.

Police said Undrier Cage, 42, of Redwood, exited from his vehicle and attempted to flee on foot.

Officer Anderson tried to detain Cage, but a struggle ensued between the two.

Police said Officer Anderson was wounded during the struggle. He suffered a laceration of approximately four inches on the left side of his head.

Officer Anderson was taken to a local hospital and received twelve staples for the head injury. He is at home recovering, police said.

Cage was arrested on charges of assault on a police officer, disorderly conduct, and driving under the influence.

He is currently being held without bond pending his initial appearance.

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