Woman charged with assault on customs officer at Rainbow Bridge

A Kitchener woman is facing a number of charges after allegedly assaulting a U.S. Customs officer on the Rainbow Bridge.

The U.S. Attorney's office says it happened September 2nd, after the woman was denied entry into the states because of past behaviour while crossing the border.

Officials accuse 40 year old Tianna Natasha McPherson of threatening  to punch a border officer and then slapping the officer in the face.