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Mother uses car to run over police officers while 3 children were in back seat after having argument with husband

By Mason White 12:51 PM October 13, 2017
Erin Chabot and damaged police car
Erin Chabot and damaged police car
By: Tanya Clark

(Scroll down for video) A mother ran over police officers, endangering the lives of her children who were in the back seat of her car, according to police in Florida.

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office said that two deputies were injured and three children were shaken up after the mother attempted to flee from officers who were responding to calls of a domestic dispute.

The incident began in the parking lot of the Sea Wind Elementary School just before 8:00 a.m., on Wednesday.

The woman and her husband, who was sitting in the passenger seat, were having a verbal altercation while in line to drop off their seven-year-old child in the 3700 block of Southeast Seabranch Boulevard.

Deputies were called and responded to the area.

As one deputy arrived, the woman drove off and refused to pull over.

A second deputy responded and attempted to stop the vehicle, at which time she intentionally rammed the driver’s side of the patrol car.

Three children, ages 7, 3, and 2, were in the back seat throughout the event.

The children were crying but were uninjured.

The deputies both suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The woman, identified as 38-year old Erin Chabot, faces charges of fleeing and eluding, aggravated battery on law enforcement officers, and child endangerment.

She was booked into the Martin County Jail, and her bail has been set at $600,000.

A judge ordered her to stay away from her children.