Arms but no hammer in Laundromat spat

It was a clean break.

Two women decided not to press charges against each other after a brawl at an Oceanview laundromat last weekend.

The dispute spun out of control when one of the women removed the other woman’s clothes from a dryer, police said.

About 6:45 p.m. Sunday, police responded to the 200 block of Broad Street and spoke with one of the women, who claimed the other woman had pulled her hair and hit her in the face multiple times.

She apparently did not tell the officers that she threw the first punch after the other woman had dared to remove her clothes from the dryer.

Police located the second woman, who explained that she had no choice but to defend herself against the rough-and-tumble brute.

Both women suffered injuries to their faces, police said, but decided to halt the vicious cycle of their dispute by not pressing charges.

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