Newark Police Lt. Ronald Glover said the altercation happened around 8:30 a.m. last Tuesday outside Mayor Ras Baraka’s office.

A woman allegedly assaulted a Newark Police detective at City Hall last week and bit another man who was trying to calm her down, officials said.

Newark Police Lt. Ronald Glover said the altercation happened around 8:30 a.m. last Tuesday outside Mayor Ras Baraka’s office.

The woman, who was not named, has been charged with aggravated assault and simple assault, Glover said.

He said the woman asked to the see the mayor but was told she needed to make an appointment. The woman then reportedly assaulted the officer and bit another unidentified man who was trying to help, Glover said.

The assaulted officer was also not named.

The woman was taken to University Hospital for an evaluation.

The incident remains under investigation.

Karen Yi may be reached at kyi@njadvancemedia.com. Follow her on Twitter at @karen_yi or on Facebook.

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Woman assaulted police detective, bit another man in city hall, cops say

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