Tori Thomas, Summer Thomas and Amanda Terry are facing charges after injuring seven people with a baseball bat and boiling hot alfredo sauce at Cee Tee’s Diner on Jefferson Avenue in Canton, police said.
According to police, Tori Thomas went to the diner shortly before 2 p.m. Friday to demand money from Andrew Herron to support their child.
After Herron told Tori Thomas she would not be getting the money, she left the scene, police said.
About 30 minutes later Tori Thomas returned to the diner with Summer Thomas and Terry, carrying an aluminum baseball bat. She hit Justin Shrader in the arm, police said.
Police said Tori Thomas started swinging the bat at employees in the dining area and kitchen.
Police said Tori Thomas was eventually subdued by an employee, who was then assaulted by Summer Thomas and Amanda Terry.
Police said after the assault Tori Thomas got away, dropped the bat on the floor and grabbed a metal container on a food tray, which contained boiling hot alfredo sauce; she threw the sauce at Carla Smith.
Smith was taken to UPMC Mercy’s burn unit for treatment after suffering burns on her head, face, neck, arms and hands, police said.
Police arrested Tori Thomas, Summer Thomas and Terry and placed them in the Washington County Jail.
Tori Thomas was given $25,000 bond; and Summer Thomas and Terry were given $10,000 bonds each.
Police said each woman will have a preliminary hearing on Nov. 7.