Police Use Stun Gun On Woman Who Ran Into Freeway Traffic

BANNING (CBS)  — Police in Banning used a stun gun Thursday on a 34-year-old woman who reportedly ran into traffic on the 10 freeway after they tried to subdue her.

The woman was detained and is undergoing a mental evaluation today, police said.

According to Banning police, the woman was creating a disturbance at a business in the 1300 block of Ramsey Street around 2 p.m. Thursday .

When officers arrived, she ran onto Interstate 10, darting into traffic on both the east- and westbound sides of the freeway.

She sustained minor injuries and was treated at San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital.

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