Woman arrested after alleged fight with Norwalk crossing guard

BRIDGEPORT - A Bridgeport woman is facing charges after police say she was involved in a heated argument with a Jefferson School crossing guard in Norwalk today.

Police say the confrontation took place on Grandview Avenue when the driver, 24-year-old Toneisha Blackmon, zoomed right passed a stop sign put out by the crossing guard as she was helping children cross the street.

The crossing guard, Beverly Cogswell, says she confronted the driver and that the driver got in her face and bumped her.

Police say they arrested Blackmon for breach of peace at her home on Milne Avenue about an hour after the incident.Blackmon is due in court Oct.19.

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