Georgetown woman charged with assaulting senior citizen over parking dispute

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Brianna Dadds, 22, of Georgetown, DE – Georgetown Police Dept.

A parking violation led to a Georgetown woman being arrested Sunday evening after assaulting a senior citizen in the Georgetown Plaza parking lot.

According to the Georgetown Police Department, the incident occurred around 6:30 p.m., Sunday as officers were dispatched to Georgetown Plaza for an assault complaint.

Officers arrived and learned that the victim had exited a store and found a vehicle parked along the sidewalk which was blocking the ramp to enter the parking lot, according to police.

The victim approached the vehicle and asked the driver to move to allow her to use the ramp, at which time police say an unknown woman approached the victim and tackled her to the ground.

The suspect then left in a vehicle. Witnesses immediately responded to the victim who was subsequently transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Witnesses were able to provide police with a registration number for a vehicle the suspect was seen leaving in, according to police. Officers responded to the address listed on the registration and were able to identify and take the suspect into custody without incident.

Brianna Dadds, 22, of Georgetown, was arrested for 2nd Degree Assault and Disorderly Conduct. She was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institute.