Transcript for Homeless Man Saves Dallas Police Officer From Attack
He's homeless he's a former gang -- but today he's being hailed as a hero. -- Alexander rescued a Dallas police officer under attack from a man thought to be in a drug induced raped by body slamming the cops attacker. A member of Dallas City Council is now recommending that city formally thank Alexander. The man who attacked the officer is facing assault charges the cop meantime is on medical leave.
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