BRADENTON — A Bradenton woman, spotted with the father of another woman’s child, has been charged with attacking her, according to the Bradenton Police Department.
Shaniqua McCants, 25, was arrested at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of Manatee Avenue West, according to the report. The victim said she was driving to the 200 block of 21st Way East when she saw her child's father being dropped off by McCants, with whom she doesn’t get along.
When the victim stopped to talk to him, McCants reached in the vehicle and began to scratch and strike her. Police reported the victim drove away for her safety. The victim told officers she had been hit in the head and scratched on the neck and chest.
McCants told police the altercation was only verbal. McCants was charged with burglary with assault and was held in Manatee County jail on $20,000 bond.