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August 19, 2013

Woman uses daughter as human shield from police

The woman was reportedly driving drunk with children in her car

TULSA — A woman used her 8-year-old daughter as a human shield when police tried to arrest her, according to police.

According to a police report, 26-year-old Elizabeth Cox was drunk at the Canyon Creek Apartments on Saturday. Neighbors reported she was driving around the complex with children in the vehicle, and other reported that she caused a disturbance and assaulted people.

When they tried to arrest her for public intoxication, she forced her daughter between her and officers to prevent them from taking her into custody, the report says.

Full Story: Tulsa Police: Woman Being Arrested Uses Child As Shield From Officers

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