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A woman was arrested on a charge of assault after ripping out the hair of two girls because she thought they got free soda from a restaurant, police in the United Kingdom said.
Now, 39-year-old Christine Farmer of Manchester, pleaded guilty to two counts of assault after being accused of beating the two girls at the restaurant.
According to the police investigation, Farmer staggered into Tony's Pizza and Kebab House and ordered some French fries.
Farmer was under the influence of drugs and alcohol. While waiting to pay, employees gave two 14-year-old girls cans of soda.
Farmer flew into a jealous rage because she thought they were getting the cans for free. She beat the two teenagers and dragged them by the hair.
The unprovoked assault only ended when a passerby pulled Farmer away from the girls.
Farmer was held at the restaurant until police arrived, while the girls fled to a nearby store, where they waited until their parents came to pick them up.
Farmer pleading guilty to two counts of assault and possession of cannabis. Farmer has 29 prior convictions, including seven for crimes related to assault.