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Police: 2 arrested in Connecticut after fight over crab legs

6 months 2 weeks 4 days ago April 03, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 Sunday, April 03 2016 April 03, 2016 4:42 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APnewsNow
Image: NBC Connecticut

MANCHESTER, Conn. - Police say two people were arrested after a dispute over crab legs at a Connecticut restaurant turned violent.

WVIT-TV reports police were called to Royal Buffet in Manchester, Connecticut, on Saturday evening after a juvenile was punched in the face.

Clifford Knight and Latoya Knight were arrested. Clifford Knight is charged with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct. Latoya Knight is charged with disorderly conduct and threatening.

Police say the juvenile's mother deployed pepper spray in self-defense. She is not facing charges. The restaurant was temporarily closed while health officials assessed the building's air quality following the pepper spray.

The restaurant didn't respond to a request for comment from WVIT-TV.

It's unclear whether Clifford Knight and Latoya Knight have attorneys who could comment.

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