HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – A Holyoke woman was arrested for disorderly conduct after police responded to a fight between two women Wednesday night.
According to Holyoke Police Captain Matthew Moriarty, police were called to 298 Elm Street at around 8 p.m. for a disturbance. As officers arrived, several people began to walk away from the area. While officers were investigating, 35-year-old Maria Ruiz initiated another physical altercation with a woman.
An officer tried to break up the fight by coming in-between the two women but allegedly Ruiz directed her attack to the officer and bit his arm, breaking the skin.
Ruiz was arrested and charged with the following:
- Disorderly Conduct
- A&B on a Police Officer