MADISON, WI (WTAQ) - A 16 year old Madison girl is charged with battery to a police officer.
Madison police say the teenager pulled the hair and punched a female officer in the face several times. She also faces charges of resisting and obstructing, disorderly conduct and criminal trespass.
The officer got help from a Janesville man who saw the confrontation and tackled the girl.
The officer had gone to the 3000 block of Darbo Drive shortly before 8 p.m. to question the girl about an earlier incident.
Police had been told the suspect had tried to pick a fight with a 14 year old girl.