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Charges in Head Butting Police

(La Porte, IN) - A man who allegedly head butted a police officer made his initial appearance today

in La Porte Circuit Court.


Mark Keen was on home detention in La Porte when police were informed he removed his ankle bracelet and went to his mother’s house.  Police say it appears he traveled from Brighton Street to McClung Road on a moped despite being intoxicated.


He was soon located and chased on foot until taken into custody.  During a struggle, police say he head butted an officer  Keen is charged with escape, resisting law enforcement and battery.

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