03/31/2009

Iowa officer critically injured after attack by teen

By Jeff Raasch
The Gazette

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Three hours of surgery on Monday attempted to repair the damage done to Cedar Rapids police Officer Tim Davis after he was apparently beaten unconscious.

Davis, 30, was in guarded condition at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City as of Monday afternoon after being assaulted while stopped suspects in an armed robbery late Sunday. Two suspects in the robbery and assault were arrested Monday.

Davis and Officer Tracy Brumbaugh were the first officers to arrive after the robbery near 1630 First Ave. NE was reported at 10:56 p.m. The officers pulled in front of three men fitting the description of the suspects.

Read full story here: Second Cedar Rapids teen arrested for assault on officer

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