Teen charged with assaulting officer's inside Plainview temple

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A Wantagh teen has been charged with assaulting police officer's inside a Nassau temple.

Police say Natan Weissblum entered a restricted area of the Young Israel of Plainview Temple Tuesday morning.

Detectives say the 18-year-old was asked to leave, but refused. He then allegedly punched, kicked and bit responding officers.

Officials say the officers were not seriously injured.

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