North Port, FL (November 12, 2018) – Two women wielded shards of a broken coffee mug and attacked each other at a school bus stop in North Port. The incident took place this past week, and dozens of elementary school children witnessed the confrontation.

According to initial reports, the two women were arguing with one another when the cup broke. Pieces of the mug were used by both women to slash and stab at one another.

One of the women was cut in the neck and the other had defensive-type wounds in her arms. Both of the women were hospitalized to receive medical care for their injuries. The children who witnessed the attacks were offered counseling through the school.

At this time, charges are pending following the violent fight, and the names of the women have not been released.

North Port Assault Laws

North Port, FL – Two Men Attack Each Other with Broken Coffee MugThe women will probably be charged with a violent crime such as assault. An assault occurs when a victim is harmed by the aggressive and intentionally harmful acts of another. A variety of different but related charges can end in misdemeanor or felonies, but you need an experienced criminal lawyer by your side to have any hope of a reduced sentence.

Florida handles violent crimes very seriously and actively prosecute those accused. If you have been accused of one of these crimes, an experienced attorney representing you during this difficult time is essential. Our team represents those accused of assault in Fort Myers, North Port, and across Florida to ensure your rights are protected.

At Musca Law, we stand by the rights of those who have been accused of assault crimes in Florida. If you have been involved in a criminal case and need legal representation on your side, you have legal rights and protections under the law. Contact us today for more information at (888) 484-5057.

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Disclaimer: As members of the local Naples and broader Florida community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.