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Bradenton police: Juvenile kicks officer after arrest

BRADENTON -- A juvenile kicked an officer after he was arrested on charges of criminal mischief Tuesday night, according to the Bradenton Police Department.

The juvenile was arrested and brought to the police station to be searched at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, according to a release.

When the officer was putting the juvenile back into the patrol vehicle, the juvenile kicked him in the thigh, police said.

The juvenile is now facing charges of both criminal mischief and battery on a law enforcement officer.