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Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 18:28
LAS CRUCES — Two brothers are behind bars, accused of attacking a Las Cruces police officer. Police say they got a call Sunday night that two men were throwing beer bottles at each other on Tornillo Street. An officer responded. Thirty year-old Rafael Torres took off running. The officer caught up with him, but police say 26 year-old Israel Torres then started punching the officer. Both were finally arrested after the officer deployed his taser. The pair is charged with battery of a peace officer and with evading arrest. The officer suffered minor injuries.