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Coralville woman faces assault charges after punching nurse in the face

Coralville woman faces assault charges after punching nurse in the face

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A Coralville woman faces an assault charge after police say she punched a nurse at the University of Iowa in the face.

Police say 19-year-old Ashley Cluney of Coralville was in the hospital where her two-month-old boy was being treated when the Iowa Department of Human Services told her they were taking custody of her child.

 Police say that Cluney began yelling and cursing and then punched a nurse who was trying to calm her down.

Cluney is charged with assault causing injury and disorderly conduct.

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