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Man accused of trying to stab officers with exposed syringe at Orlando protest

Ramsey Keith Moore is facing charge of attempted aggravated battery on officer with deadly weapon

ORLANDO, Fla. – A 29-year-old man is accused of trying to stab officers with an exposed syringe at a protest Tuesday night in Orlando, according to police.

Investigators said Ramsey Keith Moore was arrested on charges of attempted aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer with a deadly weapon.

Officers said the incident happened around 7:30 p.m. while a crowd of protesters gathered at Robinson Street and Rosalind Avenue.

Police said it was unknown whether the needle had been used. The contents of the syringe were also not known.