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WSP trooper assaulted by juvenile during traffic stop

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Washington State Patrol reports a trooper was assaulted Saturday night during a traffic stop in the Five Mile area. Troopers say the person who punched a trooper in the face following the stop was a juvenile. 

According to WSP, the stop happened near the intersection of Five Mile and Abigail. A trooper pulled over a car with at two people inside. The trooper asked to two to exit the car. One of the people assaulted the officer and then both people took off on foot.

Troopers searched for the two people and found them a short time later. They were taken into custody and booked into jail Saturday night.

The names of the people involved and the trooper who was assaulted have not yet been released, but State Patrol reports the trooper had only minor injuries and will be OK.

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