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Shorts too short: Woman attacked at barbecue

EVERETT, Wash. – Prosecutors said a 25-year-old Washington state woman attacked another woman at a barbecue because she thought her shorts were too short.

Papers filed in Snohomish County Superior Court said the woman attending the June 22 party confronted the other woman, telling her that her shorts were too short. Several minutes later the suspect attacked the victim, knocking her to the ground.

The Daily Herald reported (http://bit.ly/VfYb3b ) the victim suffered broken facial bones and bleeding in the left eye.

The suspect is charged with felony assault.

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