Woman flips off police after climbing into bowl of Fountain Square, police say

Woman flips off police after climbing into bowl of Fountain Square, police say
The woman was arrested for obstructing official business, assault, and trespass, Sgt. Miller said. (Source: WXIX)

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - A bizarre incident Thursday afternoon at Fountain Square ended with a woman being tased and arrested.

Workers at Fountain Square called police to report a woman was climbing into the fountain, Cincinnati Police Sgt. Mike Miller told FOX19 NOW.

The woman climbed a ladder left up by a worker, who was on a lunch break, according to the police report.

Officers arrived and found the woman in the bowl of the fountain, police said.

Officers told her to come down and she did.

The woman gave officers the middle finger as she walked away, the report said.

Police tried taking her into custody, but Miller said she refused, and she kicked an officer.

The woman was then tased and taken into custody, according to Sgt. Miller.

The woman was arrested for obstructing official business, assault, and trespass, Sgt. Miller said.

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