Woman Attacks Police While Offering Assistance

A Leechburg woman has been charged with Aggravated Assault in an incident that occurred on June 5 at 1PM.

Pennsylvania State Police were called to initiate a welfare check on 47-year-old Christie Ann Cornman. Cornman was discovered on the Buffalo Bridge along Route 28 north in South Buffalo Township. According to Trooper Vaccaro, she was detained by a police corporal. She allegedly initiated a fight with the Corporal, striking him several times in the leg as handcuffs were being applied.

Charges were filed through the office of District Magisterial Judge J. Gary DeComo in Ford City.