Woman arrested after throwing rocks at police officer

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A woman is facing multiple charges after throwing rocks at a police officer early Friday morning, according to police.

Police said around 2 a.m., they were called to a disturbance between two women in front of a home in the 2300-block of Lexington Village Lane in southeastern Colorado Springs. When the first officer arrived, one of the women began to throw 1-2 inch landscaping rocks at his cruiser. Police said when the officer got out of the car, the woman continued to throw the rocks, hitting the officer in the legs and shoulder.

Police said the woman did not comply with the officer’s commands to quit throwing rocks, and instead bent over to pick up more rocks. The officer approached the woman and deployed his taser, striking her in the back.

Police arrested the woman, 27-year-old Annastasia Seufale,and learned that there had been a physical disturbance between her and two of her friends, as well as between her and her husband. Police also said several of the rocks Seufale threw hit her neighbor’s car, causing minor damage.

Seufale is facing charges of attempted second-degree assault on a police officer, third-degree assault, criminal mischief, and disorderly conduct.

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