Police say she closed a car door on an officer's hand while being arrested.
A Frederick woman has been charged with two counts of assault following an incident along the Carroll Creek Linear Park near the Bridge Mural.
Police say Kathleen Faye Van Hart, 43, was arrested on Wednesday after an officer on patrol observed an altercation between two people. The victim was shoved by the assailant.
Officer Putman observed what was happening from a distance. Other officers found the victim, who had minor injuries consistent with being shoved.
Officer Putman put Van Hart into his patrol car. She used her body to shove the door closed on to Putman's hand. He was treated for his injury.
Van Hart was taken to Central Booking without further incident.