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Suspect Identified in Assault on Trooper in Brockton

BROCKTON, Mass., Sept. 14, 2023 – Authorities have condemned the “reckless and abhorrent” actions of an individual who dragged and injured a trooper during a traffic stop in Brockton.

The suspect has been identified as Derek Lobo, 31, of Brockton. He is wanted for multiple serious charges including assault and battery on a law enforcement officer, and trafficking of Fentanyl. Thankfully, the trooper sustained only minor injuries.

Authorities are actively searching for Lobo and have vowed that he will be brought to justice. The public is urged to come forward with any information regarding Lobo’s whereabouts. Individuals with information can contact the Massachusetts Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section at 1-800-KAPTURE (1-800-527-8873).

See the video below for more details on the incident. The community is asked to cooperate fully with law enforcement and to report any pertinent information.

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