Officer injured arresting woman exposing herself to motorists, police say

MADISON, Wis. - A Madison police officer suffered minor injuries while arresting a woman who had been exposing herself to motorists, according to a release from Madison police.

Police were called to the 2900 block of East Washington Avenue at 2:17 p.m. Tuesday on a report that the woman was also running into traffic.

Officers said that when the 38-year-old woman was contacted by police, she scratched an officer's face and arms while also pulling the officer's hair.

The woman was arrested on suspicion of battery to a police officer, resisting and disorderly conduct. Police said mental health professionals were contacted.

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