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May 18, 2011
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Video: Officer attacked at Ohio police station

Suspect jumped counter at booking station, punching officer and grabbing for his gun

By Jack Shea
Fox 8 News

ELYRIA, Ohio — Cameras were rolling inside the Elyria Police Station early Sunday morning, as a Cleveland man attacked a police officer.

Videotape obtained by Fox 8 News shows 29-year-old Anthony Wayne Thomas jumping the counter in the station's booking area and hitting Officer Bill Witt with a flurry of punches.

Witt's fellow officers in other sections of the station were unaware that he was in the fight of his life. He would later report that during the struggle, Anthony Thomas was trying to grab his gun.

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