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Woman attacks several police officers; breaks an officer's nose

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East 9th and Superior Avenue, Cleveland East 9th and Superior Avenue, Cleveland
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

A woman is under arrest after allegedly fighting with several Cleveland Police Officers.

It happened around 11:30 a.m. Thursday at East 9th and Superior Avenue in downtown Cleveland.

Officials tell 19 Action News, an off-duty officer working at a construction site advised the female that she could not cross the street through the construction area and that the traffic light was green for traffic.

The woman then allegedly slapped and bit him.

A nearby Cleveland Police Officer came over to help, and was hit in the face by the woman. The officer suffered a broken nose.

The fight went on for about five minutes, before the 23-year-old woman was brought under control.

She is under arrest, awaiting charges.

Both officers were taken to MetroHealth Hospital for treatment.

The incident is currently under investigation.  

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