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Police Officers Injured In Confrontation With Man In Ventura County

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Two South Coast police officers are recovering from injuries they suffered trying to help a woman being attacked by a man.  It happened just after one a.m. Tuesday on Vineyard Avenue in Oxnard.

Officers say Brian Ramirez of Oxnard had just assaulted a woman.  They say when  they came to her aid, Ramirez turned on them.  

One officer suffered a fractured nose and the second officer had a leg injury.  But, they were both treated at the hospital and released.

Ramirez was charged with battery and aggravated assault.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.