Lufkin PD: Woman punched, pushed officer assisting with CPS welfare check

Shanta Robertson (Source: Angelina County Jail)
Shanta Robertson (Source: Angelina County Jail)

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Lufkin Police officers arrested a 37-year-old woman for assaulting a public servant after she allegedly punched and pushed an officer that was helping a Child Protective Services employee who was conducting a child welfare check Tuesday afternoon.

Shanta Robertson, of Lufkin, is still being held in the Angelina County jail on a second-degree felony charge of assaulting a public servant. Her bail has been set at $7,500.

According to the police report, the incident occurred at a residence in the 2600 block of South First Street between 2:59 and 3:30 p.m.

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