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Plane passenger allegedly assaults police officer at Halifax airport

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HALIFAX - Nova Scotia RCMP say a woman is facing charges after they say someone became disruptive in an airport terminal and assaulted a police officer.

The Mounties say they received a call around Friday afternoon about two passengers who were involved in a sexual act onboard Air Canada flight 610 _ a Toronto to Halifax flight.

Police say after arriving at the terminal at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, the 24-year-old woman and 38-year-old man were approached by officers.

They say the woman then became agitated and was arrested for causing a disturbance.

Police say while being taken to an RCMP office inside the airport, the Nova Scotia woman kicked an officer.

She's facing charges including assaulting a police officer, causing a disturbance and mischief.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and additional charges are anticipated.

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