Needham Police were dispatched to a Highland Terrace home because of a report of a woman yelling for help.
The Needham Fire Department and Police responded to the scene and reportedly found a woman lying on the driveway. They placed a 64-year-old Newton woman, Elisabeth Hughes in protective custody, and transported her to Beth Israel Needham.
While in the ambulance, she punched a Needham paramedic, and kicked a police officer in the face. She was later charged with disturbing the peace, and assault-and-battery of a police officer and ambulance personnel, according to Needham Police.
The resident of the home, a 59-year-old man, was put in protective custody was put in protective custody.