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Clemson student charged with felony assault on a police officer

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A Clemson University student is in trouble with the law after punching a police officer, WYFF4 reported January 14.

According to police, officers were called shortly after midnight to the Lightsey Bridge Apartments, which are located on on the Clemson University campus. A man was reported as kicking in a door, cussing and hitting another student in the face.

David Michael Sass, 19, was charged with resisting arrest, assaulting a police officer and assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature. These are all felony charges under South Carolina Law. Sass with also charged with misdemeanor assault and battery third degree and public disorderly conduct.

Sass was arrested after allegedly punching an officer and has now been released on a $31,092.50 personal recognizance bond.

No information is available at this time as to any actions being taken against Sass by the university.



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