Grove City teen charged with kicking, biting trooper

The teen was charged as an adult and taken to Mercer County Jail

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MERCER, Pa. (WYTV) – A 15-year-old girl from Grove City has been charged as an adult for assaulting a police officer, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Police arrested the teen just after midnight on Wednesday. They said the girl was being transported to Keystone Adolescent Center in Greenville for a previous incident.

During the drive there, the teen kept trying to take her seat belt off and was uncooperative, according to a police report. Police said she spit on the face of a Mercer State Police trooper and kicked and bit the trooper.

She was taken to Mercer County Jail on assault charges.