Woman Arrested After Running Naked Down Fayetteville Street

Published 07/03 2014 10:56AM

Updated 07/03 2014 12:28PM

Melissa Valencia, 21
Melissa Valencia, 21
FAYETTEVILLE, AR (KNWA)- A local woman faces charges of public intoxication, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after police say she ran down Center Street naked Tuesday night.

Police say Melissa Valencia, 21, ran from police into a nearby parking lot and tried to hide from them behind a pole.

According to the police report, the person who called 911 said the woman was high on drugs.

According to investigators, Valencia was combative with arresting officers, who had to put her in handcuffs and two sets of leg restraints before she was taken to the hospital for treatment.

While being interviewed at the hospital, officers say Valencia admitted to taking acid at her boyfriend's house.

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