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Woman bites Franklin County deputy

Posted at 3:03 AM, Aug 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-08 23:06:43-04

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - A Franklin County deputy is recovering after being bitten by a woman who was believed to be under the influence of drugs.

Warning: Some of you may find this video disturbing

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office received a call Tuesday morning about someone behaving erratically along Highway 98.

Deputies confronted a woman who was screaming and yelling, and as a deputy was trying to keep her out of traffic, they say she bit the deputy on his arm and hand.

The woman was taken to the hospital, where she remained overnight.

The deputy was treated at the hospital and released.