YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Reports said a Youngstown woman was booked into the Mahoning County Jail Sunday for flicking a lit cigarette at a police officer, hitting him in the face.
Officers were called about 4:35 p.m. Sunday to an apartment complex on Tyrell Avenue for a report of an argument between a mother and daughter.
The daughter, 25-year-old Nicole Kingsley, was upset that police would not take her mother to a hospital, reports said.
Reports said she yelled an insult at an officer before flicking a lit cigarette, which hit him in the face.
The officer had a red mark on his face where the cigarette hit, reports said.
Reports said Kingsley had to be carried down a flight of steps after she refused to obey orders to come down.
Kingsley told officers she flicked the cigarette by mistake, reports said. She was charged with assault.