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Man accused of assaulting Metro officer

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A man is in jail for allegedly assaulting a Metro officer who pulled him over.

Erskine Roberts was reportedly pulled over at the intersection of 41st and Indiana avenues overnight.

When the officer asked Roberts to get out of the car, police say he pushed the officer and took off on foot.

Police say Roberts was throwing baggies full of drugs while he was running away.

Roberts was eventually taken into custody and is facing several felony charges.

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