Police: Man assaulted officer after incident at City Market in Burlington

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BURLINGTON, Vt. – A man with a lengthy criminal background was arrested Monday after police say he assaulted staff at City Market in Burlington and spit at an officer.

Justin Reynolds, 32, is expected to be arraigned Tuesday on numerous charges including assault, assault on a police officer, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.

Police say they arrested Reynolds at the Downtown Transit Center, after he tried to take off.  Reynolds allegedly kicked one officer in the head and spit in his face.  In October, police say he bit an officer’s leg, breaking skin during a separate encounter.

The injured officer was treated and released from the emergency department.  It appears the victim at City Market was not hurt.

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