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Woman arrested for punching police officer


PRAIRIE du CHIEN, Wisc. (KWWL) -- A Prairie du Chien woman faces several charges after police say she injured two officers.

Officers were called to a home in the 500 block of South Marquette Road around 9:00 p.m. Sunday night for a report of an argument between a man and a woman.

Police say Barbara Kent, 41, became disorderly and when officers tried to arrest her for Disorderly Conduct and Theft, she resisted officers and punched one in the face causing facial injuries.  They say another officer on scene was also injured.

Kent was taken to the Crawford County Jail and was booked on charges of Disorderly Conduct and Battery to a Law Enforcement Officer.

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