Woman bites Virginia Beach police officer

Posted at 12:52 PM, Dec 28, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-28 12:52:30-05

Virginia Beach, Va. – A woman is now behind bars after police say she bit a police officer Thursday night.

At around 8:30 p.m. Virginia Beach Second Precinct police officers responded to a dispute call in the 1200 block of Prosperity Road. When officers arrived, they learned a woman was asked to leave the residence, but refused. The woman engaged in a physical altercation with other occupants of the home, officials say.

When the officers confronted 36-year-old Amanda Kay Britt, police say she continued to be abusive and physical toward the officers. When the officers attempted to apprehend her, she bit one of the officer’s hands.

Britt was then taken into custody without further incident. The officer, who was wearing gloves at the time of the assault, did not require medical attention.

Britt  has been charged with one count of Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer. She is currently in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center without bond.