NORTH PORT, FLORIDA — Police are investigating a case involving a fight at a North Port bus stop involving two parents. It resulted in both women receiving serious injuries after fighting with a coffee cup.
Wednesday, Officers arrested Leslie Arguelles (32) of North Port for Aggravated Battery.
Multiple witness accounts indicate Arguelles was the aggressor in the incident. After being physically confronted, the victim used a coffee mug she was holding to fight back, hitting Arguelles in the head and neck area, cutting her. During the altercation the mug was broken and a piece of it was used by Arguelles as a weapon, cutting the victim.
Both women are recovering from their injuries. Arguelles was booked into the Sarasota County jail this afternoon.
Previously on Nov 6th, at around 7:45am an altercation between two adult females broke out at the school bus stop on the corner of Aero Avenue and Eager Street. During the altercation a coffee mug was broken. Pieces of the mug were then used as a weapon in a slashing manner. Both were transported to local hospitals. One woman (Arguelles) was trauma alerted and taken by Bayflite. The other woman was taken by ground to a nearby hospital. More than two dozen students getting on the school bus witnessed the incident.
It was unclear what sparked the fight.