Disgruntled woman attacks former coworkers after being fired from Brookfield business
BROOKFIELD, Wis. (CBS 58) – A 30-year-old Milwaukee woman is facing several charges in connection to a fight at a business.
According to a criminal complaint, Tarnisha Perkins, is charged with substantial battery, misdemeanor battery and disorderly conduct.
Court documents state police officers were called to Precision Cable on July 12, 2018 around 10:40 a.m.
Once on scene, officers were directed to a woman who was bleeding room her face. She says she was filling out paperwork at her desk when she felt someone hit her from behind. The woman said she was hit around four times in her head and face.
The woman told police she turned around to see who was hitting her and identified the suspect as Perkins. The woman says that’s when she realized she was bleeding and other coworkers helped her as Perkins left the scene.
The woman says she doesn’t know why she was targeted and did not have any interaction with Perkins.
She was taken to the hospital for her injuries.
Another injured person told police he was working in the warehouse when he heard a supervisor say to stop a fellow employee from trying to leave. The man identified the employee as Perkins and tried to block the door. Perkins then bit him on his back and started punching him.
The Precision Cable manager says she fired Perkins for missing too much work. As the manager was escorting her out, Perkins walked away from the manager and went toward the first victim’s desk.
Police say surveillance video corroborates the witness’ descriptions of the incident.
Perkins faces up to four years in prison and up to $20,000 in fines.