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Midland Woman Arrested for Assaulting Family Member, Kicking Officer

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland woman got locked up over the weekend for assaulting a family member and kicking an officer.

Police were called out to a home in the 3700 block of Gaston on Saturday afternoon.

The victim told them 44-year-old Vanessa Young was mad because authorities had already been dispatched to the house earlier that day.

She ended up jumping on top of the victim and hitting her in the face multiple times.

Another family member eventually pulled young off of the victim.

According to the affidavit, Young started getting aggressive when she was taken to jail and kicked an officer in the shin.

Young is now facing charges of assault on a family member and a public servant.

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