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Police Say Man Tried To Take Officer’s Pistol From Holster

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A man was arrested after allegedly trying to take a Metro Police officer's pistol from his side holster.

According to police, 59-year-old Sigurd Barbee never spoke a word after walking up on the officer two different times on Broadway at 4th Avenue South on Monday night.

A small struggle occurred, but the officer was able to get a hold of Barbee and arrest him.

Barbee was charged with attempted assault on an officer using a deadly weapon and resisting arrest.

He was held on $32,500 bond.

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