Skip to main content
You are the owner of this article.
You have permission to edit this article.
Edit
Woman punched another woman on Lincoln sidewalk, then assaulted police and correctional officers, officials say
0 Comments
editor's pick alert

Woman punched another woman on Lincoln sidewalk, then assaulted police and correctional officers, officials say

  • Updated
  • 0

A 25-year-old Lincoln woman was arrested Sunday after police say she committed several assaults.

Nyazoly Deng

Nyazoly Deng

A 44-year-old woman flagged down officers in the area of 14th and E streets at about 5:30 Sunday evening and said a woman had approached her on the sidewalk and started punching her in the face for no reason.

Officers located Nyazoly Deng and arrested her on suspicion of third-degree assault.

As Deng was being taken to the county jail, Spilker said she managed to get one of her hands free from her restraints and grabbed the hair of the officer driving the cruiser and also scratched the officer's face.

The officer's injuries were not serious enough to require a trip to a hospital.

Once she was at the jail, Deng allegedly struck a corrections officer, causing facial injuries serious enough to require treatment at a hospital.

Spilker said Deng was arrested on suspicion of third-degree assault, third-degree assault on a police officer and third-degree assault on a corrections officer.

Police credit witness's quick thinking to Lincoln man's arrest in theft from cars at church parking lot
Lincoln man accused of drunkenly stealing city SUV that was left running and crashing it into city bus
Lincoln woman is accused of stealing a car a week after going to jail for the same thing

Latest missing persons cases in Nebraska

0 Comments
1
0
0
0
2

Sign up for our Crime & Courts newsletter

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Business reporter

Matt Olberding is a Lincoln native and University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate who has been covering business for the Journal Star since 2005.

Related to this story

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

News Alerts

Breaking News

Husker News