Coralville man charged with assaulting police

BY KRISTEN EAST | JUNE 25, 2013 5:00 AM

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A Coralville man has been charged after officers responded to his residence in reference to a suicidal man.

Martel Horton, 27, was charged with interference with official acts causing bodily injury on Monday.

According to a Coralville police complaint, Horton became agitated and elbowed an officer in the nose as they attempted to calm him down. The officers ordered Horton to calm down. The officer sustained a cut on his left arm, the complaint said.

Interference with officials acts causing bodily injury is an aggravated misdemeanor.

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