Woman arrested for battering officer


MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - Police have arrested a woman for battering a female after an incident in Mattoon. 

Police say 39-year-old Cindy L. Prather of Mattoon was arrested in the 1000 block of Moultrie around 11:20 p.m. on Wednesday. 

Officers responded to the area for a reported domestic violence report. They say Prather became upset and kicked an officer. 

She was preliminarily charged with aggravated battery to a police officer. Officers booked her into the Coles County Jail. 

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