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Police: Woman bit officer, hit him with broom

Samantha Wheless faces aggravated assault charges after using a broom handle to assault a police chief on Tuesday.
Credit: WNEP

WATSONTOWN, Pa. — A woman is locked up after allegedly attacking a police officer.

Officers say they were called to a home along Main Street in Watsontown just before 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon for reports of a woman who was publicly nude and under the influence.

When police arrived, they say Samantha Wheless, 33, used a broom handle to hit the police chief and bite his arm.

She's facing aggravated assault charges.

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