Citizens Help Apprehend Woman after Random Assault

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Kingston Police Headquarters

Kingston Police posted the following report earlier today:

A 28-year-old Belleville woman was restrained by citizens until police arrived, after she randomly assaulted and robbed a victim.

On May 9, 2017 at approximately 9:45 p.m. police received a 911 call regarding the accused randomly assaulting people in the area of Brock Street and Wellington Street. Upon arrival officers found the accused detained by a group of citizens. Officers took custody of the accused at which time she spit at the citizens.

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Officers learned the accused had randomly attacked one woman until she fell to the ground and dropped her cell phone. The accused then stole the phone and walked away. The accused then randomly punched another woman and citizens intervened.

The accused was transported to hospital for minor injuries. While at the hospital the accused again became physical, initiating altercations with several members of hospital staff. Once medically cleared, the accused was transported to police headquarters where she was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.

The accused was charged with robbery, and two counts of assault.

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