DC police: Woman arrested, charged with assault on police officer in Northwest

Map of Washington, D.C. (ABC7)

A 23-year-old woman was arrested on Sunday after police say she assaulted a police officer in Northwest Washington.

According to police, Celeste Alejandra Almaguer of Northwest pointed a BB gun at the officer in the 2400 block of 18th Street and pulled the trigger, but the gun didn't shoot any BB's.

Authorities say no one was injured during the incident.

Additional details were not immediately available.


CORRECTION: This article first reported the arrestee was a man.

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