71-year-old hits pregnant woman at Macon Cheddar's, police say

Pregnant Woman Assaulted in Macon Restaurant

A 71-year-old restaurant customer slapped a pregnant woman over the space because she stole her parking lot

According to a Bibb County Sheriff's Office incident report, it all started over a parking space.

An elderly Georgia woman found herself in handcuffs over the weekend after witnesses filmed her verbal harassment and assault of two African-American servicewomen in uniform at a Cheddar's restaurant in Macon.

Judy Tucker was caught on video lunging at 34-year-old Stephanie Mitchell and 27-year-old Treasure Sharpe at Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen in Macon on Saturday.

According to the victims, Tucker's son told them that they should really learn how to park a vehicle and used racial slurs to describe them.

As the argument intensifies, Tucker is heard shouting at the women that they "do not have the right to take a picture of me" while one of women was attempting to capture the disagreement on their phone.

"I'm pregnant. Look at me, I'm pregnant".

After Sharpe said she was pregnant, the report says, "Mrs. Tucker lunged and struck Mrs. Sharpe in the face". Deputies say, in the videos, it appears Mitchell and Sharpe didn't do anything wrong. "You're pushing a pregnant lady", Sharpe said.

Tucker replied that her husband has a disability and that doesn't stop her from becoming physical.

After arriving at the location, Tucker's son, the car's driver, attempted to park the auto when they were cut off by 27-year-old Treasure Sharpe and 34-year-old Stephanie Mitchell.

"Mrs. Mitchell tried to calm the situation", the report said, but that's when the two groups started arguing over the cell phone video.

When officers arrived at the scene, Tucker reportedly told police the incident "started over a parking spot" and it was "because she was white and it was a race issue".

Mitchell said that, inside the restaurant, Tucker's son called again called them the profane name and said that they were black lesbians. She was taken to the Bibb County Jail from where she was later released on $650 bond. In a written statement, a spokeswoman for Darden said, "We were appalled by the behavior of the individuals who confronted the two female servicemembers. Such behavior flies in the face of our values and those individuals are no longer welcome in our restaurant", Cheddar's Communications Manager Hunter Robinson said.

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