Deputy Attacked, Search for Assailant in South LA

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    Patrol units at the scene of a search for a man who ran from a deputy early Tuesday.

    Deputies searched a South Los Angeles neighborhood early Tuesday for an individual who attacked a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy. 

    The search is near the intersection of 120th Street and Normandie Avenue (map). The subject was being taken into custody for a narcotics violation when he attacked the deputy and ran into a residential area.

    The deputy did not require hospitalization. No evacuations were ordered.

    Authorities said they do not believe the man is armed.

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