Teen Arrested After Kicking Officer in the Face

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - Midland Police tried to arrest a teen, but she didn't make it easy.

She actually kicked an officer in the face.

Authorities say 17-year-old Landri Lawler put up a fight.

It was so bad; another officer had to be called to help put her in handcuffs.

They noticed her eyes were bloodshot and she smelled like alcohol.

When they put her in the patrol car, she became furious.

Officers tried to put leg restraints on her and that's when they say she kicked an officer in the face.

She's facing several charges.