PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A woman is behind bars after she allegedly punched a police officer and a paramedic in East Liberty.
On Friday at 7 p.m., officers were called to the area outside BRGR on Centre Avenue for a report of “highly intoxicated individuals” on the sidewalk.READ MORE: W. Va. Expects Vaccine Supply Surge As COVID-19 Deaths Drop
Upon arrival, officers found Enique Nigel Nickens, 40, incoherent. When medics arrived, she became combative.Pa. Fish & Boat Commission Stocking Trout Ahead Of Opening Day
While emergency responders attempted to secure her to a stretcher, she punched a paramedic in the face and kicked him in the chest.
An officer intervened and Nickens struck him in the face, causing a bloody nose.
Nickens was restrained then moved from the stretcher to a police cruiser. She was taken to jail after a stop at UPMC Mercy to be medically cleared.MORE NEWS: Overnight Perry North SWAT Situation Ends Peacefully
She is charged with aggravated assault of a police officer, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness.