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Person charged with stabbing Chicago cop during mental health crisis in South Chicago

Francisco Bulmer, 26, allegedly stabbed the officer about 11:15 p.m. after police were called to the 9000 block of South Burley Avenue for a “mental health disturbance,” police said.

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A person is facing felony charges after allegedly stabbing a Chicago police officer Thursday during a mental health emergency at an apartment in South Chicago.

Francisco Bulmer, 26, was charged with one count of aggravated battery to a peace officer, Chicago police said.

Bulmer allegedly stabbed the officer about 11:15 p.m. after police were called to the 9000 block of South Burley Avenue for a “mental health disturbance,” police said. The officer was hospitalized in fair condition.

Bulmer is due in bond court Saturday.

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