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Durham Regional Police (Veronica Henri/Toronto Sun)

A 42-year-old Whitby woman allegedly punched an officer in the face and then refused to provide a breath sample.

Durham Regional Police say officers responded to a call about a possible impaired driver in the Brock St. N. area around 6:30 p.m. last Friday and found the suspect vehicle parked at a home.

While talking to a woman, an officer was allegedly struck in the face, police said Monday.

Shanan Butkovic is charged with assaulting a police officer, impaired operation of a vehicle, and failing to provide a breath sample. She was released on a promise to appear.

Source: Toronto Sun