Officer injured after terroristic threat at Bridge Street

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A Huntsville Police officer was injured tonight after a woman became irate at Bridge Street Town Center.

According to Huntsville Police, the incident happened at 6810 Governors West around 8:15 p.m. when the woman, identified as 41-year-old Melissa Escamilla of Huntsville, became agressive, resulting in an injury to one of the responding officers.

The officer was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Authorities say Escamilla is facing charges for second-degree assault, resisting arrest, and making a terroristic threat.

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