CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman was charged Thursday with stabbing one Chicago Police officer and slashing another at the scene of a fire in Avondale.
Elizabeth Rubio, 38, was charged with one count each of aggravated battery to a peace officer and aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, and two counts of aggravated battery using a deadly weapon – all felonies.READ MORE: Over 24,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, the Police and Fire departments were called for a fire in a building in the 3100 block of North Spaulding Avenue, police said. At the scene, the woman got into a quarrel with responding officers, police said.READ MORE: For These Two Standout Students, Their Achievements Speak Volumes
Rubio attacked two officers with a knife, police alleged. One suffered a laceration to his shin, while the other suffered a stab wound to his right calf, police said.
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Rubio is due in Central Bond Court on Friday.