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BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A Boulder man is facing serious charges after a police officer said he tried to strangle her after she stopped him on suspicion of riding his bicycle while intoxicated.

Matthew Tello is facing charges of assault, menacing, obstructing a police officer, resisting arrest, DUI and being an accessory to a crime.

Police were investigating reports a bicyclist got into a dispute with the driver of a car pulling out of a parking lot when Tello began resisting arrest.

According to the Boulder Daily Camera, officer Beth McNalley was treated for minor injuries.