School Employee Punches Boss' Face, Throws Coffee in Southington: Police

A school employee allegedly punched her boss in the face and even threw a cup of coffee at them after she was approached for being late to work, Southington Police said. 

Melinda Chantea Fisher, 29, of Wallingford, has been charged with third-degree assault and second-degree breach of peace after police said she assaulted her boss. 

On Thursday, April 19, Fisher, a district-wide technology assistant, allegedly attacked her supervisor after she was approached about being late to work at the South End Elementary School on Noble Drive just after 8:30 a.m. 

Police said Fisher punched the victim in the face, threw coffee at them, chased the victim, kicked them on the ground and tried banging their head against a wall. 

Staff members observing the incident intervened and pulled Fisher off the supervisor. The victim was transported to the hospital. 

The school was placed in secure school mode for a "short time", police said. 

Fisher's bond was set at $1,500 and she was released. She appeared in court on Monday and is due back in court on June 3.

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