By WCCO-TV Staff

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 23-year-old southern Minnesota woman was reportedly arrested nearly Thursday morning after she refused to leave a bar for not wearing a face mask and kicked a responding officer.

KIMT News reports that the woman was arrested around 1:15 a.m. at Charlie’s Pub in Rochester. She had refused to leave the bar after employees asked her to wear a mask.

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Police responded and tried to get her to leave, but she kicked an officer in the leg.

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The woman, of Rochester, was booked into the Olmsted County Jail pending misdemeanor charges of assaulting an officer and disorderly conduct.

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Under Minnesota’s mask mandate, individuals are required to wear face masks inside businesses so as to help curb the spread of COVID-19.