Woman arrested for pepper spray attack

By Associated Press 3:00pm, August 27, 2013 - Updated 3:12pm, August 27, 2013
Corinna Watson
Newark Police have charged a woman with assault after they say she pepper-sprayed her ex-boyfriend.

Officers say 20-year-old Corinna Watson of Newark went to a home on Aug. 23 where her ex-boyfriend was staying. Police say when the ex-boyfriend opened the door, Watson barged in and shot pepper spray at him.

Authorities say a 9-year-old girl, the daughter of the resident, was also affected by the spray.

Police say Watson ran away, but surrendered to police on Aug. 26. She is charged with assault, burglary, endangering the welfare of a child and other offenses.

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