A woman was arrested this week following an alleged assault while at a government office in Ceduna.
It will be alleged that the 62-year-old Ceduna woman attended the Department for Child Protection office on March 24 and became irate with staff.
During the altercation, she threatened and spat at a staff member, who was protected by a plastic divider.
Following a police investigation, Ceduna Police attended the woman's home address and arrested her on Tuesday.
She was charged with assault and was bailed to appear in the Ceduna Magistrates Court on August 10.