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Student facing attempted murder charge released from jail

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

A University of Iowa student accused of attacking an Iowa City police officer was released from jail after posting $100,000 bond Tuesday.

Branden Plummer, 20, of Urbandale was being held in the Johnson County Jail.

Plummer is charged with attempted murder and willful injury.

Prosecutors say Plummer choked an Iowa City officer and slammed his head into the concrete after the officer stopped him for blocking traffic.

Plummer's trial is set for February 21.

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