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Woman holding lit cigarette sprays gasoline on driver who criticized her for smoking while filling gas tank

By Mason White 2:35 AM July 8, 2016
Kimberly Brinton 

By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A woman was arrested on a charge of assault after allegedly spraying gasoline on a driver who criticized her for smoking while filling up her gas tank at a service station, according to police in Pennsylvania.

Meshoppen police said that they have arrested 51-year-old Kimberly Brinton, after being accused of causing Tami Donovan to break her arm.

Brinton was charged with aggravated assault, making terroristic threats, reckless endangerment and simple assault. She was booked into the Wyoming County Jail, and her bail was set at $250,000.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded around 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, at the Mehoopany Dandy Mart.

Donovan said that she was pumping gas and saw Brinton smoking a cigarette. Donovan could not believe what she was seeing, and told Brinton to put out the cigarette, but she refused.

Donovan then used windshield cleaning fluid with water in an attempt to extinguish the cigarette. Donovan got into her car to leave, but Brinton started screaming at Donovan, threatening to set her on fire.

As Donovan sat in her car, Brinton sprayed her with gasoline.

Donovan got out of her car to speak with the employees of the service stations, but slipped on the gas and broke her arm.