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People v. Young
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Young witnessed two older man beating a young boy and he proceeded to intervene, believing the boy was being assaulted, and attacked the two men. As it turns out, the two men were undercover detectives who were attempting to arrest the boy for disorderly conduct and the boy happened to be resisting arrest. When Young decided to attack the two men he had no knowledge they were undercover officers. Young was charged with assault.
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