Hamden police have arrested a 40-year-old woman who is accused of attacking and biting a 16-year-old girl on a Connecticut Transit bus.
Police said they received a report on Sept. 23 about an incident that happened the day before.
The 16-year-old girl had gotten on the CT Transit bus in the area of Dixwell and Putnam avenues and said a passenger, immediately began provoking her, according to police.
Authorities identified 40-year-old Marquita Mcelya, of New Haven, as the suspect. The teen said Mcelya threw a cup of soda at her, punched her and bit her forearm.
The teen sustained neck, face and arm injuries and a family member took her for medical treatment, police said.
On Thursday, police obtained an arrest warrant charging Mcelya with assault in the third degree, risk of injury to a minor and disorderly conduct and arrested her.
She is due back in court on Dec. 13, according to online court records.