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Suspect allegedly fights, scratches officers during confrontation

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Valley officers were injured Wednesday morning after they pulled a suspect fought back against them.

Police say the officer saw a pedestrian in the gore area of I-17 and Thomas and believed he saw something suspicious. 

The officer called for backup and that's when the suspect allegedly started fighting him.

Both DPS and Phoenix Police were involved and some of them received minor scratches.

One, for example, had a big scratch on the left side of his face.

Officers were able to subdue the suspect and arrest him. He'll face charges of aggravated assault and trespassing.

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 10 News for updates.

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