Two Lincoln police officers assaulted overnight

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Two police officers are assaulted Monday morning while arresting a Lincoln man.

Lincoln police took 43–year–old Eddie Key into custody around 1 am Monday near 23rd and S Streets for violation of a protection order. Officers say while taking *key* to the police cruiser.. He kicked one officer in the face and kicked a second one in the chest.

Both officers suffered minor injuries. Police say Key is charged with violating a protection order and assault on a police officer.