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Darlington women charged after fight
DARLINGTON - Three Darlington women were charged July 15 for their roles in an alleged April 20 fight at a residence in the 300 block of Main Street.

Neri D.J. Andrade-Mancilla, 21, Ana G. Garcia-Diaz, 25, and Lucila Flores-Garcia, 28, were all charged with disorderly conduct. Mancilla also faces a count of misdemeanor battery.

Garcia reportedly told police she was at her ex-boyfriend's residence when Mancilla and Diaz showed up and confronted the couple about putting Mancilla's friend's clothes in a toilet.

According to police records, Mancilla and Garcia started yelling at each other, and Diaz instigated a physical altercation.

Mancilla threw a punch at Garcia, court files show, and Mancilla and Diaz grabbed Garcia's hair and dragged her.

Officers noted in their report that Garcia's face was scratched and her arms bruised. They also wrote that they observed scratches on Mancilla's neck, which were likely caused by Garcia.

Mancilla reportedly told investigators Garcia grabbed her neck and tried to choke her, so in response she bit Garcia and put her finger in Garcia's nose.

According to court records, Garcia's ex-boyfriend told officers after the altercation Garcia and Mancilla left his residence and went out to a bar together.

All three women have initial appearances in Lafayette County Circuit Court Aug. 25.