Two charged in assault of Darien Playhouse employee
A 36-year-old Stamford woman is facing charges after police said she assaulted a 16-year-old at the Darien Playhouse on Jan. 27.
Police arrested Jessenia Maharaj of 52 Randall Ave. on charges of third-degree assault, risk of injury to a minor, third-degree conspiracy to assault and breach of peace on Thursday, Feb. 28.
According to the report, Maharaj turned herself in to police after learning of a warrant issued for her arrest.
The arrest stems from an incident that took place at the Darien Playhouse at approximately 5:11 p.m.
A 16-year-old female employee, who was working at the concession stand, was attacked by a group of women, two of whom she knew.
The victim told police she had an ongoing dispute with one of the females, also 16.
As a result of the attack, the victim sustained scrapes and small cuts and swelling to the facial area.
She was transported to Stamford Hospital by Post 53 EMS.
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The victim identified Maharaj and a 16-year-old female as the principle attackers.
The female juvenile was charged with third-degree assault, third-degree conspiracy to assault and breach of peace. She appeared in juvenile court Feb. 19.
Maharaj was released on promise to appear in court March 11.