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CAPE CORA,FLORIDA: Two men were arrested for attacking and injuring a Cape Coral police officer early Thursday morning.

According to police reports, Officer Michael Filak was off duty and jogging in the 900 block of SW 13th Street at 1:30 a.m. when he says he was approached by William Dasher, 19 and Wayne Wimbish, 19, in a black sports car.


The suspects then exited the vehicle and alledgedly accosted Officer Filak, demanding his cell phone. The officer showed them his Cape Coral police badge and a knife and ordered them to leave.

Dasher and Wimbish refused to go and alledgedly began attacking Officer Filak by beating him in the face and kicking him in the head. They then fled in their car after Filak defended himself.

Cape police were able to locate the vehicle and the men two blocks away when Filak called to report the incident.

The officer was taken to Cape Coral Hospital where he was treated for injuries.

The men face charges of Robbery and Aggravated Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer. One suspect was taken to the hospital, treated and released into the custody of the police.
ABC7 NEWS


 
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