2 Arrested After Fight Over Crab Legs in Conn. Restaurant

Clifford Knight and Latoya Knight were arrested in Manchester, Conn., on April 2, 2016, after they allegedly assaulted a 21-year-old man when an argument over crab legs turned physical.
Manchester (Conn.) Police Department via NBC Connecticut
Clifford Knight and Latoya Knight were arrested in Manchester, Conn., on April 2, 2016, after they allegedly assaulted a 21-year-old man when an argument over crab legs turned physical.
Manchester (Conn.) Police Department via NBC Connecticut

A man and a woman were arrested over the weekend at a Connecticut restaurant after a dispute over crab legs turned physical, NBC Connecticut reports

Police were called to Royal Buffet in Manchester on Saturday around 8 p.m. following reports that a 21-year-old man had been punched in the face. The victim’s mother used pepper spray on his alleged attackers, but her son still suffered a cut to the lip and a broken front tooth in the scuffle, authorities said. 

Clifford Knight, 45, and Latoya Knight, 38, were both arrested in the incident, authorities said. Clifford Knight was charged with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct before being released on $5,000 bail. Latoya Knight was charged with disorderly conduct and threatening and was released on $2,500 bail. Both are scheduled to make a court appearance April 14. 

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The victim and his mother will not be charged in the altercation; investigators determined that the mother used pepper spray in self-defense, authorities said. 

Read more at NBC Connecticut

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