Elementary schoolmothers – almost killing each other & # 39; in bushfight where someone gets throat in the throat & # 39;
A fight between two mothers of elementary school children began with an air lift to the hospital after the women had used shards of the mug to cut each other.
The gruesome brawl broke out at a bus stop in Sarasota, Florida, where young children and their parents were witnessing the violence on Tuesday.
Tiffany Cruz, 26, said she had beaten the mug for self-defense over the head of Leslie Arguelles, but admitted that it started with an "incident that did not make sense."
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Tiffany Cruz said she had struck the mug for self-defense over the woman's head
Horrified children watched from a school bus while the parents fought with the mugs
Their dislike for each started two weeks ago when they disagreed with parenting. Cruz allegedly accused Arguelles, 32, of bullying a child, but the spit continued until Tuesday morning.
She's running straight to me … she said we should talk this out, we have to talk about this, & # 39; Cruz said to the North Port Sun. She claims she was up then. & # 39; I'm not trying to fight you, & # 39; I told her several times. & # 39; Leave me alone; go away. & # 39;
When Cruz hit the woman with her weapon, she claimed afterwards that Arguelles arrived behind her with broken pieces.
& # 39; She slapped me with her nose in the nose and punched me in the jaw. I hit her with the cup, & # 39; she continued. I tried to get her off me. I just struck. I did not think about what I owned. She took a piece of it and attacked me. & # 39;
While both ended up in the hospital, the other mother's wounds were so severe that she got airlift.
Cruz claims she threw the mug on her because she slapped me & # 39 ;.
She told Fox 13: "I raised my arm like that and I started to run and then she picked up the glass, ran to me and stuck me twice in my arm, once on my wrist and behind my shoulder." # 39;
Cruz allegedly accused Leslie Arguelles, 32, of bullying a child two weeks earlier
Cruz claimed that Arguelles arrived behind her with pieces of broken head and chopped her to pieces
However, on Wednesday, Leslie Arguelles, 32, was at the Noordhaven police station to file an indictment.
Arguelles claims it was a premeditated attack on her, but law enforcers were still trying to pursue what charges were possible when they spoke with witnesses.
"They are still working to ensure that they are absolutely certain of the aggressor in this case," spokesman Josh Taylor of North Port Police told the North Port Sun. & # 39; No arrests have been made at this time. & # 39;
Arguelles has claimed that her prosecutor always has a *** & # 39; called.
& # 39; I was not bullying a child & denied them the original accusations against her.
& # 39; She has cut my whole throat. She almost killed me, "she said. & # 39; I have all the lacerations because she had cut the artery of my neck.
Cruz ended up in the hospital for her injuries, but the other woman had air-flown
I had a 7-inch piece of glass in my neck and I pulled it out and I just started running blood and started bleeding. … I think I fainted and they had to push me and all of that. & # 39;
Cruz kept her child out of school the next day and has since claimed that she has received threats.
She hinted that she would not argue with Arguelles because I do not want to see her children have no mother & # 39 ;.
Meanwhile, Sarasota County Schools offered counseling to dozens of young people who had to see the quarrel.
Eithan Cruz, who was watching from the back of his school bus, told Fox 13, "My heart was beating," he saw the face of a woman bleeding.
His brother, Bairon Velazquez, said it was so hard to see that he was looking away and crazy about it. mentioned that parents behaved in this way.
Cruz added that she now regretted her actions: "I regret the whole incident, there is no reason why it should have happened. We are adults. & # 39;
The Sarasota County Sheriffs Office Victims Assistance Unit can be reached at 941-861-4923 for parents seeking support.
Detective Adam Taylor can be reached at 941-429-1586 for those who have experienced the incident and who want to make a statement.