Cops: Norwalk woman punched police officer in the face
NORWALK — A city woman punched a police officer in the face following an early morning fight outside of a Wall Street bar, police said.
According to police, Tanisha Lopez, 24, of Taylor Avenue, and another woman were fighting in the street outside of El Mexicano around 2 a.m. on Sunday.
When police arrived, one woman was in the process of leaving the scene while Lopez was found shouting and banging on the front door of the restaurant.
Police said an officer tried to speak to Lopez when she turned around and punched him in the face. Lopez continued to fight with officers as they placed her under arrest, police said.
The second person involved in the fight was allowed to leave the scene.
Lopez was charged with assault on a public safety officer, interfering with an officer and second-degree breach of peace. She was held on $1,000 bond and given a court date of Jan. 22.