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Whitby, Ont., woman accused of impaired driving allegedly punched officer in face

WHITBY, Ont. — A 42-year-old woman is facing charges after allegedly punching an officer in the face and then refusing to provide a breath sample.

Durham regional police say officers responding to a call about a possible impaired driver last Friday evening found a vehicle parked at a Whitby, Ont., home.

They say that while talking to a woman, an officer was allegedly struck in the face.

Investigators say the woman was arrested for assaulting a police officer and faces additional charges of impaired operation, and failing to provide a breath sample.

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