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Eastern Iowa man charged with slapping officer

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CORALVILLE (AP) -- An eastern Iowa man found lying on a road has been charged with assault after police say he slapped an officer.

A criminal complaint says Luke Bell of Coralville was found lying partially in a roadway early Saturday night.

Authorities say that while loading Bell onto a cot, he pushed a paramedic and slapped an officer in the face. Bell said he was not going to be cooperative to police officers, the complaint says.

The 25-year-old Bell is charged with assault on peace officers and others, interference with official acts and public intoxication or consumption.

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