Woman faces assault charge after police say she struck Dothan officer during arrest of boyfriend

Dothan Eagle - 05-14


Dothan police say a female officer was struck numerous times by a woman Tuesday while the officer was in the process of arresting her boyfriend. According to police, officers attempted to arrest a man who had two outstanding felony warrants in Dale County. The incident occurred just after 10 a.m. Tuesday along Scott Road. Police said the man began to resist the officers and a struggle ensued. While the officers were struggling with the man, a woman came from behind and punched a female officer several times.