A Penn Yan woman faces felony assault charges after attacking a worker at Soldiers & Sailors Hospital, as well as an officer who took her into custody.
Cypress Race, 43, of Penn Yan was arrested by police after an altercation at Soldiers & Sailors Hospital.
Race had been discharged by the hospital and during a disagreement attacked hospital staff. The victim suffered injuries in the incident.
After being taken into custody and transported to Penn Yan Police Department headquarters for processing – Race attacked an officer with a fist.
Police say Race was charged with felony assault, felony attempted assault, and obstruction of administration.
Race was held on $5,000 cash bail. She will appear in local court at a later date.
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