Woman kicked Nashville officer in groin, police say

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) -- Police arrested a woman in Nashville after assaulting a police officer by kicking him in the groin.

Maranda Herlein, 24, was taken into the booking area to be searched for contraband on Friday.

During the search of Herlein she threw her identification at the officer and hit him in the head, according to a Metro police affidavit. She began aggressive and didn't comply with police's verbal commands.

Police then attempted to restrain Herlein due to physically becoming out of control, during this time she kicked the officer in the groin, read the affidavit.

Herlein is charged with assault and assault of an officer, she is booked at the Davidson County jail.

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