Victoria police arrested a woman after she reportedly assaulted an off-duty officer who was walking in the 500-block of David Street around 12:30 p.m. on Monday.
Victoria police said in a statement that a woman, who appeared to be agitated and acting erratically, randomly approached the off-duty officer before physically attacking her. Police said there was a struggle and the suspect struck the officer several times, including kicking her while she was on the ground, before the suspect fled.
The off-duty officer didn’t require medical treatment at the scene.
VicPD officers found and arrested the suspect a short distance from where the incident occurred. The woman was taken to VicPD cells and she was released with a court date and conditions. She will face recommended assault charges.
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