Knott County teen facing charges, accused of assaulting police officer

A Knott County teen is facing charges for allegedly assaulting a police officer.

The Hazard Herald reports 19 year old Cheyenne Ritchie was arrested earlier this month on Lower Second Creek after she tried to run from police.

Officials say there was a warrant for her arrest and when they tried to take her into custody she ran away and stiffed armed a state trooper.

She is charged with assault, escape and fleeing or evading police.

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