Teen accused of assaulting police officer at local bar

Catherine Powell (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Catherine Powell (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A Colerain Township teenager is facing charges after police say she assaulted an officer who escorted her friend out of a bar.

Catherine Powell, 18, is charged with assault on a police officer, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct while intoxicated.

According to the arrest report, Powell became upset when her friend was escorted out of a bar in the 5800 block of Colerain Avenue. When the officer walked back in the bar, Powell punched the officer in the face, causing physical harm. She then refused to be placed in handcuffs and pulled away from officers.

Powell is out of jail on her own recognizance.

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