Caught on camera: Girl pulls knife on cop during fight - wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina

Caught on camera: Girl pulls knife on cop during fight

Source: WYFF Source: WYFF
GAFFNEY, SC (WYFF) - Two Upstate teens are facing charges after police say they hit an officer and one of them pulled a knife on the officer.

Gaffney police say an officer was called to a fight at Broad and Kendrick streets on Tuesday.

The officer said when he arrived he found a large group of people at the intersection and called for a supervisor. Police say another officer and a supervisor arrived at the scene.

According to the police, as the officers were trying to move the group of people out of the road, they noticed a fight had started down the street and tried to break it up.

Police say they were able to stop the fight, but during this time two other girls started assaulting one of the officers.

Police say the two girls hit the officer in the body and head with their fists.

According to police, one officer was able to get one of the girls off of the other officer, but the other girl was still hitting him and then reached for a knife.

The officer says he sprayed the girl with pepper spray and she dropped the knife.

Both girls were arrested.

Police say the girls involved in the first fight were both 14-years-old and were charged with public disorderly conduct and released to their parents.

Police say the 16-year-old who pulled the knife on the officer is charged with assault and battery and resisting arrest with a deadly weapon.

The other girl, who is accused of assaulting the officer, is charged with assault and battery and resisting arrest.

Both are now in the custody of the Department of Juvenile Justice.

Police said the officer assaulted has scratches and bruises.

Copyright 2011 WIS. All rights reserved.
  • South Carolina news on WIStv.comNEWSMore>>

  • DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

    DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:43:53 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 7:10 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:10:49 GMT
    The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)
    The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)

    The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers.

    More >>

    The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers.

    More >>
  • Democrats take part in Gubernatorial Debate

    Democrats take part in Gubernatorial Debate

    Democrats take part in Gubernatorial Debate

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:10 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:10:33 GMT
    Two out of three candidates for South Carolina governor debated on Sunday night. (WIS)Two out of three candidates for South Carolina governor debated on Sunday night. (WIS)
    Two out of three candidates for South Carolina governor debated on Sunday night. (WIS)Two out of three candidates for South Carolina governor debated on Sunday night. (WIS)

    Two of the three democrats hoping to be the next governor of South Carolina debated in the upstate Sunday night. 

    More >>

    Two of the three democrats hoping to be the next governor of South Carolina debated in the upstate Sunday night. 

    More >>
  • White House: No plans by Trump to fire Mueller, Rosenstein

    White House: No plans by Trump to fire Mueller, Rosenstein

    Sunday, April 22 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-04-22 18:05:12 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 7:09 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:09:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse i...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse i...

    The White House says President Donald Trump has no intention of firing special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

    More >>

    The White House says President Donald Trump has no intention of firing special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly