Police: Couple arrested after fight with cops at catering hall

WOODBURY - Officials say two people were arrested early Saturday morning after they fought with each other and then police outside of a Woodbury catering hall.

Nassau police say Catherine LaPorte, of Bay Shore, and Matthew Kane, of Holtsville, starting arguing outside of the Fox Hollow Country Club on Jericho Turnpike at around 1:30 a.m.

Authorities say the couple started fighting with police when they tried to put them into handcuffs, and pepper spray was used in an attempt to subdue them. Police say LaPorte injured two of the arresting officers and broke the window of a patrol car.

The two are scheduled to be arraigned Sunday on a slew of charges.

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