Deputies Released From Hospital After Assault

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

Mesa County Sheriff's say two deputies injured on the job suffered no broken bones and have been released from Saint Mary's Hospital.

The two deputies were trying to check on a Clifton man who had been beat- up when they were assaulted.

Officials say Alexander Duran beat up his brother and then punched one deputy in the eye and another in the jaw when they tried to help the victim.

Duran is being held at the Mesa County Jail on ten different charges. His bond has not been set.


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