HOWELL, N.J. (CBS/AP) — Authorities say two women brawled in a Monmouth County supermarket after one accused the other of having too many items in an express checkout lane. The fight at the ShopRite in Howell broke out shortly before noon Thursday.
Authorities say a 43-year-old Brick woman was challenged by a 45-year-old Howell woman over the number of items she had in the express checkout. Their verbal dispute soon turned physical, with both women allegedly throwing punches and biting each other.READ MORE: 6 Pedestrians Hit By Driver While Leaving Chester Church, Police Say
Witnesses said the Brick woman also scratched and bit the leg of a 43-year-old Freehold Township woman who tried to intervene. All three women were treated for minor injuries.READ MORE: 21-Year-Old Dead, 2 Injured During Saturday Night Shootings Across Philadelphia
The two women involved in the fight were both charged with disorderly conduct. The Brick woman was also charged with simple assault.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Kicks Off First Parade Celebrating All Winter Holidays Following First Omicron COVID Case
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