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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.