Police: Woman attempted to rob Valley Stream Target, assaulted arresting officers

A Queen woman attempted to rob a Target in Valley Stream and then assaulted the officers who arrested her, police say.
News 12 is told Sapphire Townes threw multiple items into a cart and tried to walk out of the Sunrise Highway store on Monday.
When officers stopped her, she allegedly became violent.
Two officers were taken to the hospital with injuries.
The 30-year-old woman is charged with assault, robbery and resisting arrest.