Officer assaulted during bar closing

On 6/12/10, at approximately 2:00 a.m., an officer was patrolling the Pioneer square bar scene at closing when he observed a disturbance and fights start near 1st Av S and S. Main St.

The officer was able to calm the situation down except for the female suspect who was determined to strike some male she was angry with. A friend attempted to stop the suspect but she was grabbed and pushed aside by the suspect.

As she again went after the other person, the officer stepped in to halt the suspect. After identifying himself several times and trying to get her to stop she used a closed fist and hit the officer in the face. While trying to get her handcuffed she also scratched the officer’s hand. No treatment for either suspect or officer was required.  The suspect was booked in to King County Jail for Assault.Suspect booked.