Police arrest man accused of assaulting officer

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Wichita police arrested a 36-year-old man accused of aggravated assault against an officer late Wednesday. 

It happened around 10:30 in the 2300 block of Crestline. 

Police said they went to the home of Derek Flear to follow up on a non-injury hit-and-run accident that happened in the 9700 block of West Savannah around 8:30.

Police said Flear confronted the officer with a gun but did not use it. He complied with the officer’s commands and was taken to jail.

The investigation is ongoing and will be presented to the Sedgwick County District Attorney. 

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