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Odessa teen accused of punching police officer

Julian Marquez (Source: Odessa Police Department) Julian Marquez (Source: Odessa Police Department)
ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

An Odessa teen is in custody after being accused of punching a police officer.

Julian Pinion Marquez, 17, was being checked by Odessa Police officers for warrants when he took off running.

When officers caught up with him they say he started swinging, hitting an officer in the face.

After being detained, Marquez admitted to taking and snorting muscle relaxers.

He's being charged with public intoxication, resisting arrest and assault on a public servant.

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