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Female lawyer arrested for throwing coffee and punching woman at Starbucks

By Mason White 4:21 PM June 5, 2016
Yvonne Barnes Montgomery 

By: Feng Qian
Police in Pennsylvania, released a video, showing an attorney being aggressive against a woman.

Police asked the public for help in identifying the woman.

One month after the incident, the Philadelphia police identified the aggressor who was seen on video throwing coffee and beating another woman outside the Starbucks at 1600 Arch Street.

Police said that one month after the incident took place, 47-year-old Yvonne Barnes Montgomery of Wyncote, turned herself in.

According to public records, Montgomery is a partner at the Tucker Law Group, which is located at 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard in Center City, just around the corner of where the attack took place.

Montgomery was charged with making terroristic threats, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and disorderly conduct by engaging in fighting.

According to police, around 9:15 a.m., Montgomery became involved in an argument with the 54-year-old victim. She allegedly threw a coffee stirrer at the victim inside the Starbucks.

The two them took the fight to the street, where they were seen on video arguing before the lawyer threw coffee in the victim’s face.

Montgomery then punched, kicked and pulled the victim’s hair until witnesses pulled them apart.