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Cedar Rapids man pleads guilty to assaulting an officer

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -- A Cedar Rapids man has pleaded guilty to assault in connection with the beating of a police officer.

Everett Lyndsay entered the plea Thursday in Linn County court.  The 32-year-old is accused of assaulting Officer Robert Boyer on August 11th as the officer responded to a suspicious person report.

According to prosecutors, Lindsay swung a chain and padlock at Officer Boyer causing minor injuries to his head.

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