K-9 Subdues Suspect After Police Assault

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    A shoving match between two people Thursday escalated when one man began attacking police officers who were at the scene.

    Cops responded to reports of a disturbance at the Millbridge Apartment Complex in Clementon, Gloucester County around 8:45 p.m. and found 35-year-old Gregory Lawson was engaged in a physical altercation, according to reports.

    The officers escorted Lawson away from the scene, but he began screaming obscenities and refusing to cooperate -- drawing the attention of neighbors who began emerging from their apartments, according to officials.

    At that point, police arrested Lawson for disorderly conduct, but he resisted and struck the cops, according to authorities.

    A struggle ensued, leading to the deployment of K-9 Arrow who assisted in subduing the suspect.

    Lawson was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment, where he was cleared for incarceration.

    He faces multiple charges including disorderly conduct, aggravated assault on police officer and resisting arrest, according to police. He is being held at Camden County Jail on $15,000 bail.