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Police: Tacoma man tried to grab officer's gun

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TACOMA, Wash. - A man involved in a car crash Saturday morning attempted to grab a responding officer's gun, Loretta Cool, spokeswoman for the Tacoma Police Department, said.

The man was a passenger in a car that crashed at around 11:30 p.m. at East Portland Avenue and East 29th Street.

When a responding officer asked the man's identity, he refused to give it and made a grab for the Puyallup tribal police officer's gun, Cool said.

Tacoma police arrived on scene shortly after and arrested the man.

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The man was booked before his identity could be determined, Cool said.

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