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Police: Man shoves CMPD officer at west Charlotte Cook Out, charged with assault

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A on duty police officer was assaulted at a west Charlotte fast food restaurant Sunday morning. 

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, they were called to the Cook Out on Freedom Drive around 5 a.m. for a possible drunk man harassing customers. 

Upon arrival, police said they approached 33-year-old Laquan Scott when he then shoved one of the officers. 

Scott was arrested and charged with resisting a public officer, assaulting a government official and second-degree trespass. 

MEDIC was called to the scene, but the officer declined assistance and said he was OK. 

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