Man sought for assaulting police officers nabbed

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Dothan, AL (WTVY)-- A man wanted for assaulting two Dothan police officers has been arrested in Auburn.

31-year old Brandon Rashawn McGhee had been sought since the attack last month at at Montgomery Highway hotel.

That confrontation occurred as officers searched a car in which they claim to have found illegal drugs. Those officers say McGhee struck them with his fist.

“We identified Mr. McGhee as the suspect and police in Auburn were able to take him into custody last week,” Dothan Police Investigator Charles Faulkner told WTVY.

McGhee also faces escape and possession of controlled substance charges.