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Man charged in APD Officer attack

Amarillo, TX - A man police say attacked an officer with a box razor knife has been charged with aggravated assault on a peace officer.

The Amarillo Police Department says 47-year-old Leopoldo Ortega Fled the scene of an accident Saturday night.

Later, a police officer saw a man who matched Ortega's description.

The man resisted arrest and cut the officer with the box knife several times.

Ortega is booked into the Potter County Jail.

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