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American arrested for assaulting two Mexico City police officers with box cutter

Mexico City, Mexico — A man who identified himself as being American has been arrested on police assault charges. The unnamed man attacked and injured two Mexico City Police officers Thursday during a fight between him and another man.

The incident took place on a street of the Del Valle Norte neighborhood when police responded to the report of two men fighting. When they arrived, they located one of the men holding a box cutter.

During their intervention into the public disturbance, one of the two officers was injured after being cut in the head by the box cutter. The second officer was physically assaulted as the offending man tried to run from the area.

He was arrested and has only been publicly identified as a 30-year-old American man.