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Dothan police say a female officer was struck numerous times by a woman Tuesday while the officer was in the process of arresting her boyfriend.

According to police, officers attempted to arrest a man who had two outstanding felony warrants in Dale County. The incident occurred just after 10 a.m. Tuesday along Scott Road. Police said the man began to resist the officers and a struggle ensued. While the officers were struggling with the man, a woman came from behind and punched a female officer several times.

A K9 unit arrived and was deployed. The female was subdued shortly thereafter. Another officer was accidentally bitten by the K9 during the altercation.

Antwon Brooks was arrested and charged with resisting arrest along with the two outstanding felony warrants from Dale County for third degree burglary and second degree theft of property.

Christina Moore was arrested and charged with second degree assault and resisting arrest.

The officers were treated for their injuries and released.

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