Women charged after public brawl

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MATTOON, Ill. (WCIA) — Two local women face charges of aggravated battery after a fight in public.

Timeka Griffin, 21, and Shavonna Jenkins, 25, were arrested about 10:50 pm, Saturday, in the 1800-block of South 9th Street.

Police responded to the Sunrise Apartments for a fight in progress. When officers arrived, they were told the women had been “engaged in a physical altercation.”

While officers were on scene, the pair began fighting again and had to be restrained by police. The aggravating circumstance was included since the fight occurred in public. 

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