Bexar County Sheriff's Office
A San Antonio Municipal Court employee is facing a felony assault charge after witnesses say she assaulted a security guard at a nightclub last month.
According to a KSAT report
, Jennifer Ruiz, a senior record clerk with the court, was in the DJ booth at Pegasus Nightclub on December 28 when a security guard tried to remove her because the club was soon closing.
An incident report
released Monday alleges the guard grabbed Ruiz by the arm when she told him, "You're a rent-a-pig."
The report also states that Ruiz slapped the guard in the face
near his left eye — a claim supported by at least one witness.
Ruiz, however, disputes that account, saying the guard pulled her arm aggressively, resulting in a natural reaction that inadvertently struck him.
Though Ruiz has been charged with assault, a spokeswoman with the city's human resources department confirmed to KSAT that the clerk remains on the job while the incident is "being reviewed."
The incident comes after a recent KSAT investigation
found that another city employee, Court Coordinator Marcus Carter, shared numerous social media posts deemed insensitive and vulgar, including an anti-police sentiment. Records show Carter shared the posts while at work.
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