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Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Rochester police were called to the Silver Lake Park area Monday night after a man began confronting motorists and stopped traffic.

The incident happened around 7:00 pm on West Silver Lake Dr. near The Landing shelter on the southwest side of the park.

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Officers were told the man threw a bottle at a vehicle, breaking a window. He also tried getting inside the vehicle. The man then walked up to a Rochester Public Transit bus and began pounding on the windshield. He also got into a fight with a man before officers arrived.

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As the officers were placing the man inside a squad car, he grabbed one by the groin. He later spit in the face of another officer while being booked into jail.

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The man was identified as 28-year-old Mahamed Abikar, who is described as homeless.

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