NEWPORT NEWS-- A woman is charged with assault after hitting her husband with a cooking pot in the midst of an argument.

Police say that Thursday afternoon around 5:30 p.m. near the 300 block of Hickory Point Lane, 21-year-old Shalese Jaynay Nichols and her husband, a 25-year-old Newport News man, were in the middle of a verbal argument when things turned physical.

The husband told police that Nichols hit him several times including with a small saucepan. The victim suffered from minor injuries.

When officers tried to take Nichols into custody she resisted arrest and kicked one of the officers several times.

Nichols was charged with one count each of Assault on a Family Member, Resisting Arrest and Felony Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer.

Nichols was placed in the custody of the City Jail.

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