NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - Police said a woman in an argument with a man struck him with a saucepan, then assaulted an officer attempting to take her into custody.
According to Lou Thurston with the Newport News Police Department, 21-year-old Artecia Shalese Jaynay Nichols was involved in a domestic situation with a man in the 300 block of Hickory Point Lane.
The victim, a 25-year-old Newport News man, told police the argument turned violent when Nichols struck him several times with a small saucepan. He suffered from minor injuries.
When officers arrived, Thurston said Nichols resisted arrest and kicked one officer several times.
She was charged with one count each of assault on a family member, resisting arrest and felony assault on an officer.
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