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San Diego police officer injured during arrest of woman at Mission Bay Park

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Posted at 11:27 AM, Aug 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-30 16:24:59-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A San Diego police officer was injured during the arrest of a woman who reportedly became aggressive after receiving a citation in Mission Bay Park.

The incident occurred at around 8:30 a.m. in an area of the park in the 3500 block of East Mission Bay Drive, according to San Diego police.

Police said a park ranger was in the process of citing 31-year-old Jasmine Cirincioni for an unspecified violation related to her RV when she allegedly refused to sign it and was acting “belligerent.”

An SDPD officer arrived to assist the park ranger, but when the officer attempted to handcuff Cirincioni, a struggle ensued at the door of the her RV.

In the process of the arrest, the officer suffered a minor injury. Police said the woman did not directly cause the officer’s undisclosed injury.

An SDPD spokesperson said Cirincioni was arrested and booked at Las Colinas Jail for misdemeanor violation for resisting arrest.

[EDITOR'S NOTE: This story originally reported that according to an SDPD spokesperson, the subject was charged with felony resisting arrest. 10News has updated this story to reflect the charge is listed as a misdemeanor violation for resisting arrest, per SDPD spokesperson.]