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Published: Monday, 5/6/2013

Toledo police officer assaulted downtown

Man arrested after jumping into Maumee River to escape

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A Toledo man is being held in the Lucas County jail, pending arraignment, for slashing a police officer.

Deleno Stine, 18, of 1645 Western Ave., is charged with one count of felonious assault; he is to be arraigned Monday in Toledo Municipal Court.

Mr. Stine is accused of using a knife to cut Toledo police Detective Deb Hahn, a 27-year veteran of the department, on her face.

At about 8:50 p.m. Saturday, Detective Hahn was leaving working an off-duty detail at 151 N. Summit St. when she was flagged down by an 18-year-old woman who said she was assaulted in front of 136 N. Summit.

As the detective and victim were speaking, a man ran up to the teenage victim and began to assault her. Detective Hahn intervened and was assaulted, police said.

The man and the detective were wrestling when the suspect cut the officer on her face and cut her clothing.

The suspect fled the scene, running down Monroe Street and jumped into the Maumee River in an attempt to elude police.

The suspect climbed back to shore and was taken to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center to be treated for hypothermia. Mr. Stine was booked into the county jail at 2:44 a.m.

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