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Two Waterbury police officers injured during hotel disturbance

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Police were called to the Big Apple Hotel on Tuesday morning. (WFSB) Police were called to the Big Apple Hotel on Tuesday morning. (WFSB)
WATERBURY, CT (WFSB) -

A disturbance with a suspect sent two Waterbury police officers to the hospital.

Police were called to the Big Apple Hotel on Tuesday morning after getting reports of a man causing a disturbance.

When officers tried to identify the suspect, he tried to run away by pushing the officers out of his way.

One officer suffered a broken finger. Both have been released from the hospital.

The suspect was identified as Dontrell Tillman.

He was arrested and charged with second-degree breach of peace, assault on a police officer, interference with an officer, possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of narcotics in a school zone, possession of drug paraphernalia.

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