‘It’s a crime’: Woman charged with assaulting police officer in hotel

A woman who was arrested and charged with assault after an incident at a hotel in Florida has told reporters that she did not intend to cause harm to anyone, including the police officer.

Tasha Jones, 24, was arrested by police for assaulting the officer on Sunday, according to a statement released Monday by her lawyer.

Jones, a student at the University of Florida, was not immediately available for comment Monday.