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Akron man charged with punching cop in the face

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Ransom Tatum, Jr.  (Source: Summit County Sheriff) Ransom Tatum, Jr. (Source: Summit County Sheriff)
AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

A 52-year-old Akron man charged after assaulting a police officer.

Police were called to Mack Street for a fight. Upon arrival, officers questioned Ransom Tatum, Jr. about the fight.

Ransom is accused of jumping up and yelling in the officer's face. He was ordered to step back, but refused and continued to get in the officer's face. He then punched the officer in the face.

Tatum, Jr. is charged with assault on a police officer, obstructing official business, resisting arrest and menacing. 

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