WEST SENECA NY – Police officers in West Seneca say while detaining a woman who was running into traffic, officers and later, hospital staff suffered several injuries.
A report by the West Seneca Police Department states, “On January 1st at around 8:30 am officers were called to do a welfare check of a female on the Ridge Rd bridge over the I90. Upon officer’s arrival the female, Brittni B., 24 years old of West Seneca, attempted to run out into oncoming traffic.”
Officers say they attempted to restrain the woman who became combative and began kicking them.
“Berlinski was found to be under the influence of narcotics and alcohol and was transported to the hospital to be evaluated. While at the hospital she attacked several hospital staff and attacked and head butted one of our officers, causing a fractured nose, chipped tooth, and a shoulder injury,” the department said. “Berlinski was charged with Assault in the 2nd degree against a Police Officer.”