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Police arrest two women who fought over parking space at the Green Acres Mall

LaToya Friday, 24, and Tawana Morel, 35, were

LaToya Friday, 24, and Tawana Morel, 35, were both charged with misdemeanor third-degree assault in a fight over a parking space at Green Acres Mall, officials say. Photo Credit: NCPD

Two Queens women who fought over a parking space were arrested and charged Wednesday, Nassau police said.

LaToya Friday, 24, of 141 B. 56th St., Rockaway, and Tawana Morel, 35, of 246-14 135th Rd., Rosedale, were both charged with misdemeanor third-degree assault and released on appearance tickets, said Nassau Police Chief of Detectives Kevin Smith.

Neither woman could be reached for comment Wednesday.

The fight occurred about 1:30 p.m. Sunday when Friday was looking for a parking spot at the Green Acres Mall in Valley Stream, police said.

Friday saw an empty spot, but Morel's husband was standing in the space, apparently holding it, police said.

Friday eventually found another spot, but had a verbal argument with Morel that then escalated.

No other charges were filed, Smith said.

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