2 arrested in alleged assault on Baltimore police officer

BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say two suspects have been arrested in connection with an alleged assault on a Baltimore police officer.

Officials say 20-year-old Donnell Burgess was arrested Sunday and charged with assault on a police officer and resisting arrest. A 17-year-old boy also has been charged as a juvenile in Friday night’s incident.

A video posted on social media showed a group of people kicking the officer as he tried to arrest a person who spat in his face.

Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said the incident began when the officer was conducting a business check.

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