A Chicago police officer was slightly injured this morning after she was attacked by a woman who had broken into a South Side apartment after being evicted, officials said.
Police were called to the 1600 block of West 81st Street at about 4 a.m. after a neighbor spotted a woman using a hammer to break open a door that had been boarded shut, said Chicago Police News Affairs [...].
The police later learned that the woman had recently been evicted from the 1st floor apartment...
As police tried to speak to the woman, she became agitated and challenged the officers to fight, Mirabelli said.
The woman then began pushing furniture out of the way and threw liquid from a mop bucket at a 31-year-old female officer, Mirabelli said.As police were trying to put the woman into custody, the female officer was attacked. The officer was bitten in the hand and chest. She also was sustained scratches to her face and neck
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