A woman is behind bars after assaulting a police officer in Gulfport.
The incident happened Monday afternoon at the Walmart Supercenter on Highway 49.
19 year old “Lamyrica Holder” was found shoplifting.
When approached by a loss prevention officer who attempted to arrest her, holder fled, which led to a brief pursuit inside the store.
After being caught, holder pushed, punched, and scratched the officer.
She was then arrested and brought to the Harrison County Jail.