12/17/2014 01:09 EST | Updated 02/16/2015 05:59 EST

Alleged Assault On Flight Attendants Grounds Air Canada Plane


HALIFAX - A South African woman was arrested in Halifax on Wednesday for allegedly assaulting two flight attendants during a flight from London to Toronto.

RCMP Sgt. Al LeBlanc says the Air Canada flight had to be diverted to Halifax at about 12:30 p.m. local time.

LeBlanc says police apprehended the woman after it landed at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport and nobody was hurt.

A spokeswoman for the airport says 239 people were on board the flight, which later resumed its journey.

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