Man accused of kicking officer while fleeing traffic stop

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SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A Suffolk man is being accused of assaulting a police officer while fleeing a traffic stop late last week.

Suffolk police said an officer stopped a vehicle being driven by 25-year-old Dondre Lovell Gray near North 4th Street and Railroad Avenue after noticing it had a defective brake light.

Police said Gray ran from the scene and kicked an officer during the ensuing chase. 

Gray was eventually arrested and charged with assault and battery of a police officer or firefighter, sale, distribute marijuana, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, failure to stop for police and attempt to escape. 

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