Police use stun gun on NC man accused of stealing meat from Food Lion

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HICKORY, N.C. — Police said a man in Hickory accused of stealing meat from a Food Lion bit an officer during his arrest.

According to WSOC, Craig Patterson was charged with felony assault on a law enforcement officer after police said he ran from them during a traffic stop. When officers caught up to Patterson, they used a TASER to subdue him.

Police said Patterson bit one of the officers after that. That officer will be OK. Police said they also had warrants against the 44-year-old Patterson for possession of a stolen car from last month.


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