Arrested woman bites police officer

LOTHIAN, Md. - A woman in police custody for an attempted robbery became violent and bit an officer, police said.

Sherry L. Hunt, 29 of Edgewater was charged with assault after she bit a detective and assaulted several police officers while being processed at Anne Arundel County police headquarters.

The arrest stemmed from an attempted robbery of a BP gas station in Lothian on December 6. Police said a woman, later identified as Hunt, tried to rob the gas station using a note. Hunt left the business without any money and got into red Chevrolet Cavalier. Witnesses wrote down the license plate number and police were able to locate her and place her under arrest.

In addition to assault, Hunt was also charged with attempted robbery.

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