A lady accused of assaulting a taxi driver and trying to steal the motive force’s cab bit an RCMP officer’s hand whereas she was being arrested in Portage la Prairie, Man., police say.
Mounties have been known as to Sixth Avenue NE Monday at about 8:40 p.m., RCMP stated in a Tuesday information launch.
When officers arrived, a lady was within the entrance passenger seat of the cab, which was nonetheless operating.
She was yelling by means of the home windows incoherently, and had broken the dashboard and “made a large number of paperwork and gadgets,” RCMP stated. Officers believed the girl was on medicine.
An officer approached the car and instructed her to get out, however she would not.
When the officer reached in to try to tug her from the car, the girl tried to scratch the officer’s face, RCMP say.
She was faraway from the car and pushed to the bottom whereas the officer was trying to arrest her. At that time, the girl grabbed the officer’s hand and bit down exhausting, in keeping with police.
The officers on the scene have been ultimately capable of get the girl into handcuffs and right into a police cruiser.
The 21-year-old from Winnipeg is dealing with costs of assaulting a peace officer, resisting arrest and mischief. Additional costs are potential, RCMP stated.
The cab driver wasn’t harm.
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