Woman arrested after violent hospital escape attempt

Published: Mar. 26, 2021 at 12:06 AM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - A woman from Ocala is behind bars, accused of attacking a medical care provider.

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Police were called to an area hospital where 20-year-old Catherine Rife-Criner was being treated. Witnesses say she threw water on a nurse, then punched and kicked several people. Nurses held her down until an officer could arrive and handcuff her to the bed.

Her bond was set at $5000 bond at the Marion County Jail.

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