PD: woman threatens man w/ knife, pot of peas

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH)– A Bridgeport woman was arrested after threatening her neighbor with a knife and a pot of boiling peas Monday.

The 57-year-old victim told police that he provided food for the suspect to prepare for him in the common kitchen of the rooming house they both live in at 941 Noble Avenue.

The suspect, 35-year-old Mercedes Bowman, who the victim says is a good cook, started to throw his food out when he returned to the kitchen.

Police say Bowman then threatened him with a knife and threatened to throw a pot of boiling peas on him.

Witnesses were able to corroborate his account and Bowmn was charged with threatening and breach of peace.

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