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Police: man arrested after punching officer in face

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YORK, Pa. (WHTM) -

York City police say a wanted man punched one their officers in the face during an arrest.

According to officials, John Hill III was a passenger in a car they pulled over just before midnight Friday night.

Investigators said after Hill punched the officer, he fled and tried to get into another passing car. When that attempt failed, he ran into a bar on College Avenue.

Police arrested him, and they said he was carrying a lot of illegal drugs.

Hill is facing multiple charges including aggravated assault on a police officer.

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