Attempted burglary suspect accused of punching officer in central Colorado Springs

Christine Adams Colorado Springs Police Department

A woman is accused of trying to break into a home and then punching an officer who came to arrest her in central Colorado Springs Thursday evening, according to police. 

Police said around 6 p.m., they were notified of a burglary in progress on Cascade Court, which is in the area of Cascade Avenue and Fillmore Street. The suspect, Christine Adams, had broken out windows in an attempt to enter the home, according to police. 

When officers arrived, they found Adams in an alley nearby. She refused to obey commands and started to walk away, according to police. When officers made physical contact with her, she punched one of them, according to police. 

Adams was arrested after a short struggle. She is charged with attempted burglary, criminal mischief, assault on a peace officer, and resisting arrest. 

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