Des Moines police say woman attacked officers

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A woman in Des Moines has been accused of attacking police officers as she and another man tried to flee from them.

Des Moines police say Patricia Howe kicked and punched officers as she and Gabriel Boettger were being chased Saturday. Howe is accused of stealing credit cards and cash from an apartment and Boettger is accused of trying to flee with her.

Des Moines television station KCCI reports (http://bit.ly/1d0WYPj ) Howe and Boettger were arrested and taken to the Polk County Jail. They both have been charged with interference with officials acts. Court records do not list attorneys for them.

Additional information about the case has not been released.

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Information from: KCCI-TV, http://www.kcci.com

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