PALMETTO -- A Palmetto woman was charged with aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer Saturday, according to the Palmetto Police Department.
Michelle Nicole Sanders, 23, was arrested at 12:59 p.m. Saturday at her home. According to a report, Sanders was walking along Second Avenue West around 12:30 p.m. that day. Police were dispatched to the area to investigate a possible sexual assault.
An officer approached Sanders and asked her to place her hands on the vehicle when she took a swing at him, police said.
Sanders was being held in Manatee County jail on $15,000 bond, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office website.