Cornwall police officer punched in head

(Newswatch Group/File)

CORNWALL – A Cornwall woman is facing an assault charge after police said one of their officers was assaulted over the Civic holiday weekend.

Police were called to a local bar early Saturday morning and, while dealing with a man in the bar, a woman punched an officer in the back of the head.

The woman, 25, was arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer.

There’s no word on the condition of the officer.

The accused will be in a Cornwall court Sept. 3.

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