By: Channel 8 Newsroom8@klkntv.com
A man is in jail, accused of punching a female police officer in the face.
It happened here in Lincoln at the North Walmart near 27th and Superior. Police say the officer was trying to arrest a suspected shoplifter.
They say he was combative, and he punched her. He was taken into custody shortly after, now facing charges of assaulting an officer.
She's at the hospital.