Police say neighbors feud; throw urine, roast at each other - WKRN News 2

Police say neighbors feud; throw urine, roast at each other

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Johnesha Benford Johnesha Benford
Tamaria Sterling Tamaria Sterling
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

Two women were arrested Sunday following a neighbor dispute during which police say those involved threw urine and a roast at one another.

Tamaria Sterling and Johnesha Benford allegedly got into a fight with the victim at a club Saturday night and showed up to her home Sunday.

The victim told police she was cooking when she heard a knock on her door, so she grabbed her roast before answering.

A verbal altercation ensued and Sterling attempted to throw a cup of urine on the victim.  To retaliate, the victim then threw her roast at Sterling.

The victim shut her door, but Sterling and Bedford reportedly beat on it until it opened and began assaulting her.

She reported Bedford held her down while Sterling punched her repeatedly.

Witnesses were able to break up the fight before authorities arrived.

Police stated the two women claimed it was self-defense, but witnesses stated they were aggressors.

The victim suffered cuts and scrapes to her face and upper chest.

Sterling and Benford were each charged with assault and aggravated burglary.

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