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Durham police officers injured during early morning arrest

Posted September 7, 2012 2:00 p.m. EDT
Updated September 7, 2012 2:02 p.m. EDT

— Two Durham police officers received minor injuries while making an arrest early Friday morning.

A department spokeswoman said the officers responded to a vehicle break-in on White Pine Drive around 4 a.m. and found they a man inside the vehicle.

Dexter Pride, 17, was charged with three counts of felony breaking and entering to a motor vehicle, three counts of larceny and two counts of felony assault on a law enforcement officer. 

One officer sustained a sprained shoulder, and the other received cuts to the face.

The officers were treated for their injuries and released from the hospital.