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Roma woman attacks police officer at hospital

A 19-YEAR-OLD woman has been arrested after a violent attack on a police officer at the Roma Hospital.

Roma police sergeant Shane Ferry said officers attended the hospital to assist health staff when the woman allegedly punched an officer in the face.

“Whilst there, police were assaulted by a female person,” Sgt Ferry said.

“Which caused minor lacerations.”

The woman has been charged with serious assault, public nuisance and obstruct police.

She is due to appear at the Roma Magistrates Court on September 1.