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March 07, 2013

Woman slashes three officers as they serve warrant

One of the officers had to be hospitalized after the attack

Associated Press

BIRIMINGHAM, Ala. — Police in Birmingham say a woman used a box cutter to slash three officers who were trying to serve her with a warrant.

Authorities say the three were trying to serve the warrant Wednesday afternoon.

Police say one officer was hospitalized and two others were treated at the scene.

WBMA-TV reports that the injured officer was taken to the University of Alabama Hospital.

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Information on the extent of the officer's injuries was not immediately available. Police say the unidentified woman was taken into custody.

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