Bristol police searching for suspect accused of assaulting officer

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Police are trying to locate a man accused of assaulting a police officer. 

Bristol, Tennessee police are looking for 30-year-old Attillio Anthony Gilmartin. 

According to the police department, an officer spotted Gilmartin Monday night at a convenience store on Bristol Caverns Highway. He is wanted on multiple warrants for felony evading arrest. 

Bristol police say when an officer attempted to arrest Gilmartin, the suspect assaulted the officer and fled in a vehicle. 

Investigators say Gilmartin has several addresses in the Tri-Cities region and has been seen in different vehicles. 

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Bristol Police Department at 423-989-5600. 

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