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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A Charlotte man is facing assault charges after police say he headbutted a Charlotte Firefighter.

On Saturday, 39-year-old John Crain was arrested and charged with assault on a government employee after headbutting a Charlotte Fireman who was attempting to render him aid.

The incident occurred Saturday around 3 p.m. in the 700 block of Charlottetown Avenue.

This is the Charlotte resident's sixth arrest since December 2012. Those arrests range from larceny and trespassing to public consumption, intoxicated and disruptive to simple affray.

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