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Officer punched by teen, police say


A 17-year-old boy punched an off-duty officer Wednesday after he was caught breaking into the officer's pickup truck and stealing compact discs, Havre police said today.

Police arrested the Havre teen at 11 a.m. Thursday on charges of assault on a police officer, theft, criminal mischief and possession of drug paraphernalia, Police Chief Kevin Olson said.

All are misdemeanors except the assault charge.

The teen, who is being held in the Blaine County Juvenile Detention Center, had a hearing scheduled for 10 a.m. today in Hill County Juvenile Court.

After dining with his parents Wednesday ni...

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