Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release
At 8:05pm, police responded to a disturbance at a residence in the 900’ block of Queens Ave. Upon arrival, the first responding officer could hear screaming from within the residence. When he entered, he was confronted by a 25 year old female suspect who brandished a hypodermic needle loaded with an unknown substance. The suspect attacked the officer and stabbed him in the head with the needle. Throughout the struggle, the suspect stated she wanted to kill the officer and encouraged others inside the residence to kill the officer. The officer was able to control the suspect until more officers could arrive and take her into custody. She was lodged for court in the morning. The officer was treated at BRHC and released to continue treatment for exposure to potentially hazardous fluids.