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VPD K-9 protects handler during cocaine arrest

The house where Hunter ran to as he was trying to elude police The house where Hunter ran to as he was trying to elude police
The porch that Hunter attempted to hide under The porch that Hunter attempted to hide under
Catherine Obell Catherine Obell
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

A Valdosta man is out of the hospital and behind bars now after police say he assaulted an officer.
 
Police responded to a report of a drug deal in the 600 block of Old Hudson Street about one o'clock Tuesday afternoon.

They say when 42-year-old Willie Hunter shoved an officer... A K-9 officer bit Hunter who then ran across the street and tried to hide under a porch.
 
"Well, I was sittin' here on the porch. I just saw a boy run from that way across here," said Catherine Obell, who lives next door to the house where Hunter ran to. "After while, they brought a dog and the cops come up here."
 
Neither the officer nor the dog was injured.

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