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Man sentenced to life for assaulting a police officer

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Luther Glenn will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Glenn pleaded guilty to Robbery 1st Degree and Assault 1st Degree for a March 2011 incident in Trussville.

Glenn attacked Trussville Police Officer Dennis Reid, when Reid went to check on a report of a suspicious person walking down the street carrying a television.  Glenn also stole Reid's wallet, gun and patrol car.  The patrol car was found abandoned in Birmingham.

The life sentence was part of a plea deal reached back in June.