Police: Woman Hits Parent Over ‘Taunting’

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BRUNSWICK, Ohio -- A woman was charged with assault after she allegedly struck another woman in the face while waiting for her son to be dismissed from school.

The incident happened Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of Willetts Middle School on Hadcock Road.

According to Brunswick police, Connie Edmiston, 42, was upset that another parent had scolded her son for "taunting." That's when, police say, Edmiston reportedly approached the woman's car, started yelling, then hit her in the face.

A witness reportedly snapped this picture of Connie Edmiston as she approached his car. (Photo Credit: Brunswick Police Department).

A witness reportedly snapped this picture of Connie Edmiston as she approached his car. (Photo Credit: Brunswick Police Department).

A man who witnessed the altercation told police he followed Edmiston after the incident to try to get her license plate number, the Medina Gazette reports. He snapped a picture of her as she stormed towards his car.

The victim was taken to Southwest General Hospital for treatment.

Edmiston later reported to the Brunswick Police Department, where she was arrested and charged with assault.

Further details were not immediately released.

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