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      Deputy attacked after trying to break up fight


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      duty Darlington County Sheriff's deputy was attacked Thursday morning as he tried to stop a man from assaulting a woman at a party on First Street in Darlington, according to Darlington Police Sergeant Kim Nelson.



      Nelson

      said when the deputy tried to break up the fight

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      that's when the man turned to assault the officer.


      Nelson added the deputy was able to subdue the man.



      The officer was not injured.


      The suspect

      '

      s name will be released Thursday morning.


      He's charged with two counts of Simple Assault.

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