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Bathroom brawl breaks out at Food Lion: Cops injured, man charged

From police: 

Assault & Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer [LEO] – On October 21 at 7:14PM, officers responded to the Food Lion located at 12420 Dillingham Square in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a suspicious person. When officers arrived, an employee of the store reported that a man was inside the bathroom and appeared to be acting strangely. Officers located the man inside the bathroom and identified him as the accused who appeared intoxicated. While officers were conducting the investigation, suspected narcotics were located in the pocket of the accused. As officers went to detain the accused, he pulled away and attempted to run. The accused continued to resist and, at one point, attempted to push both officers. The accused was eventually taken into custody and transported to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Both officers also sustained injuries as a result of the incident and one officer was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. Following the investigation, the accused, identified as Joseph Christopher KRANZ, was arrested.
Arrested on October 21:
Joseph Christopher KRANZ, 27, of no fixed address
Charged with 2 counts of assault & battery on a LEO, 1 count of resisting arrest, 1 count of possession of a schedule I/II and 1 count of public intoxication
Court Date: November 22,2016 | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

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