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Man Allegedly Breaks Cop Car Window, Pepper Sprays Officer

(Portland, OR)  --  A man is facing charges after allegedly breaking the window of a Portland Police patrol vehicle and pepper spraying an officer inside.  The Portland Police Bureau says the officer was sitting inside his patrol vehicle doing paperwork around 9:30 yesterday morning when 41-year-old John B. Russell broke out his back window.  Police say Russell then pepper sprayed the interior of the vehicle and ran to his car and drove off.  Police stopped him about six blocks away and arrested him on multiple charges including assaulting a public safety officer.

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