Region 8 officer seriously injured in assault

DEXTER, MO (KAIT) - According to Dexter Police, and fellow officer was seriously injured Monday night.
Police say the unnamed officer was responding to a complaint of fighting in a parking lot around 7:30. Police say he was assaulted at the scene and received serious injuries.

The officer had to be flown by helicopter to a hospital.

At this time, police are not releasing where the fight took place, which officer was injured or to which hospital he was flown.

Police do say three people were arrested and are in custody. The prosecutor tells us formal charges are pending.

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