Man accused of stabbing RPD officer arraigned

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The man accused of stabbing a Rochester police officer was arraigned in court Thursday morning.

Leon Roach, 47, is charged with attempted aggravated murder and assault.

Police responded to a house on Louise Street in September. When Officer Amber Grosch entered one of the rooms, investigators say Roach lunged at her and stabbed her bullet-proof vest. 

Officer Grosch sustained an injury to her left hand as a result of the Roach’s actions.

Roach is also accused of stabbing one of his roommates and strangling another.

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