A Maryland woman is facing charges after allegedly stealing flowers and punching a cop in the face.
The incident happened late Monday afternoon, during the Memorial Day holiday.
Arlington County police say they were initially dispatched to the scene, along the 200 block of S. Glebe Road, for a report of a larceny in progress.
“Upon arrival, officers made contact with the reporting party who stated the female suspect had stolen flowers and destroyed a planter outside of their business,” said today’s ACPD crime report. “The officers located the suspect in the area and attempted to detain her. The suspect resisted and struck one of the arresting officers in the face before being taken into custody.”
Businesses on that block of S. Glebe Road include a 7-Eleven store and a service station. Police did not identify the business involved.
The 34-year-old suspect from Rockville, Maryland was arrested and charged with Assault and Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer and Destruction of Property.
“She was held without bond,” the crime report noted.
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