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ETX man arrested on assault charges

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Anthony Neckel. (Photo Source: Gregg County Jail) Anthony Neckel. (Photo Source: Gregg County Jail)
GREGG COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

A dangerous confrontation between a suspect and law enforcement lands an East Texas man in jail on assault of a public servant charges.

Gregg County Sheriffs Deputies confronted Anthony Neckel as he was holding a gun to a woman's head at a residence just outside of Kilgore. The woman escaped, and when deputies talked Neckel out, he resisted and then kicked a deputy.

Neckel is charged with aggravated assault of a public servant, assault of a public servant and resisting arrest.

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