Police officer assaulted by man in Coral Gables

A police officer was assaulted in Coral Gables Friday morning.

The officer was assaulted near the Publix supermarket on LeJeune Road and Valencia Avenue.

The suspect fled on foot into a nearby construction site after the alleged assault. Police set up a perimeter around the site.

After almost an hour, the suspect was apprehended and taken into custody.

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