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Sheriff's Department: Rib Mountain man in custody after assaulting officers

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One man is in police custody after several officers were hurt, while responding to a domestic disturbance in Rib Mountain.

Investigators tell us around 4:30 Sunday morning, five officers were attempting to take a man into custody, after receiving calls of a domestic disturbance.

They say the man resisted arrest and injured several officers before he was brought in.

Authorities say a variety of drugs, including an undisclosed amount of ecstasy and cocaine, were found in the home.

A lieutenant with the Marathon County Sheriff's Department says the man faces charges of resisting arrest and battery to law enforcement officers.

He also faces several drug possession charges with intent to deliver.

An investigation is ongoing.

Newsline 9 will continue to follow this case and bring you the latest information.

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