LANSING, N.Y. — A Lansing woman is facing an assault charge after police say she attacked an 18-year-old at a party this weekend.

Jessica M. Smith, 25, is charged with misdemeanor third-degree assault, New York State Police said in a news release. 

Smith allegedly punched the teen in her nose at in party in the woods off of Nut Ridge Road in the Town of Lansing. Police said the teen left the area and was treated and released for the injury at Cayuga Medical Center.

Smith was ticketed and is set to appear in the town of Lansing Court on July 7.

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