Stamford Sisters Charged After Fight Over Jacket

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STAMFORD, Conn. — Two sisters were arrested in Stamford on Sunday following a fight over a coat, Sgt. Richard Barbagallo said.

According to Barbagallo, Rebecca Exantus, 19, returned home and could not find her North Face jacket, she began texting her sister, Edyne Exantus, 21, about it, and the two are accused of threatening each other in their texts. When Edyne returned home the two argued and then got into a physical fight. Their mother broke it up, and Rebecca called police.

Both had injuries described as bumps or bruises to their left eyes, and were treated by paramedics, Barbagallo said.

A knife with an 8-inch blade was found and confiscated from the Long Ridge Road home after Edyne said Rebecca threatened her with it, the sergeant said.

Edyne was charged with disorderly conduct, second-degree threatening, and third-degree assault, police said.

Rebecca was charged with disorderly conduct, second-degree threatening, third-degree assault, and carrying a dangerous weapon, police said.

All the charges are misdemeanors, except carrying a dangerous weapon, which is a felony.

They were scheduled to appear in court Monday.

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