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Man Taken into Custody After Allegedly Trying to Hit Officers With ATV

TAYLOR — A man charged with trying to run down three police officers in Lackawanna county was taken into custody Saturday afternoon.

Police say Justin Thompson, of Scranton, tried to drive his ATV into three borough officers more than a week ago.

After one officer tried to stop him, Thompson allegedly punched the officer in the shoulder and took off.

Thompson is also wanted on two other warrants in Lackawanna county.

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