DUMFRIES, Va. (WUSA9) -- Police charged a man after he assaulted a police officer and then spit on one of the officers as he was being arrested.

Christopher C. Carter, 44 was arrested on March 2nd. and charged with 'assault & battery on a LEO and resisting,' police said.

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The incident happened at a home located on the 2500 block of Sedgewick Place. Police responded to a call at the home. Carter was reportedly in and out of consciousness and highly intoxicated. When Police were speaking to family members, Carter got angry and assaulted one of the officers. As he was being arrested, he spit on one of the officers, police said.

No one was injured during the incident.

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