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San Jose Suspect Arrested in Connection With Assault, Evading Officers

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Police in San Jose have arrested a man in connection with several crimes stemming from a traffic enforcement stop for reckless driving.

Arturo Huerta-Cabrera, 20, of San Jose, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and felony evading, according to the San Jose Police Department.

On Sunday around 10 p.m., a vehicle struck an officer during a traffic stop for reckless driving on Hostetter Road near Interstate Highway 680, police said.

The driver of the suspect vehicle fled the scene and was able to evade officers, but the officers were able to obtain a partial license plate of the vehicle.

The officer who was struck was treated at the hospital for injuries that were not life-threatening.

Investigators were able to identify Huerta-Cabrera as the suspect involved in the incident, police said.

On Friday at 3:30 p.m., Huerta-Cabrera was taken into custody and arrested.

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