Man arrested after flipping off officer, reaching for knife - CBS46 News

Man arrested after flipping off officer, reaching for knife

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DULUTH, GA (CBS46) -

A man has been arrested after he flipped off a police officer and allegedly tried to pull a knife on him during a traffic stop in Duluth.

According to the Duluth Police Department, an officer tried to pull over a vehicle that had made an illegal left turn. The vehicle didn't stop and the driver even rolled his window down and extended his middle finger to the officer before continuing on.

The driver then turned down a dead end road and was trapped in by the officer. He quickly exited his vehicle and lit up a cigarette. The officer says the man told him "I have a gun and would love to use it right now."

As the officer went in for the arrest, the man tried to pull a knife from his waistband. The officer was able to take the man into custody.

He's currently in the Gwinnett County Jail and is facing several charges.

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