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Man Arrested After Kicking Police Officer in Face

ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

An Odessa man was arrested after kicking an officer in the face.

Police responded to the 800 block of Gulf Avenue in Odessa on Saturday around 2:30 p.m. in reference to a suicidal subject.

When police arrived, they spoke with Homero Armendariz, 40.

Police took Armendariz to Medical Center Hospital to be evaluated by MHMR.

While at the hospital, police say Armendariz was extremely hostile toward them.

While attempting to detain him, one officer was kicked in the left temple and cheek bone by Armendariz.

Upon release from the hospital, Armendariz was arrested and charged with assault on a public servant.

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