Armed man fights with police, injures two officers

NORWICH – Two police officers were injured last Monday after a man armed with a baseball bat fought with officers who were attempting to question him over a trespassing complaint.

Daniel R. Houck Jr., 48, of Oxford, was charged with felony second degree assault, second degree menacing, resisting arrest and second degree harassment.

Sheriff’s Deputies, New York State Troopers and Norwich City Police officers responded to a complaint of a trespass in progress at a Town of Norwich apartment building. Upon arrival, police discovered an emotionally upset Houck inside one of the apartments belonging to another person where he apparently kept some of his personal possessions, said police.

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