Police: Man arrested for refusing to leave bar, trying to grab officer's gun

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NEWTOWN -

A Newtown man is behind bars after trying to grab a police officer's gun at a bar early Saturday morning.

Newtown police say they responded to the Cover Two Sports Cafe in Sandy Hook for a man who refused to leave.

Police say as they tried to take Christopher Deluca out of the bar, he began hitting them and tried to grab a gun out of one officer's holster.

Police then tazed him. Deluca is being held on $50,000 bond.

 

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