Deputy injured responding to call in York Co., S.C.

They are expected to be OK
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Published: Jan. 9, 2022 at 8:21 AM EST
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CLOVER, S.C. (WBTV) - A York County deputy was injured last night while responding to a disorderly conduct call.

Deputies were called out to Rainbow Circle in clover just after 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8. One of the responding deputies was struck several times in the head when they arrived on scene, according to the York County Sheriff’s Office.

A representative with the department said backup deputies and officers with Clover Police Department came a short time later.

The suspect was tased before being arrested.

According to the sheriff’s office, the deputy was taken to an area hospital and is expected to be OK.

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