QUINCY (CBS) – A Weymouth woman is facing assault charges, accused of throwing a full can of soda out a car window and hitting a teenager in the head with it. Two police officers saw the whole thing happen.
Quincy police say the two officers were in the area and witnessed the incident, which happened around 11 pm Wednesday night.READ MORE: Skier Seriously Injured After Crashing Into Building At Nashoba Valley
One of the officers arrested 20-year-old Cassandra Farrington, while the other attended to the victim.READ MORE: State Should Allow Health Departments To Vaccinate Teachers, Mass. Senate President Karen Spilka Says
Police say the 15-year-old victim was treated at the scene and expected to be okay.
Farrington, who was a passenger in the front seat, is charged with assault with a dangerous weapon.MORE NEWS: Winchester Woman Among 3 Hurt In Head-On NH Crash
The driver told police that she mistook the soda for an open can of beer and told Farrington to dispose of it.