The socialite daughter of former Washington Redskins owner Jack Kent Cooke was arrested Wednesday following an altercation on New Year’s Eve, where she allegedly left a man bloodied after hitting him with her purse.
The New York Police Department confirmed to PEOPLE that Jacqueline Kent Cooke, 29, was charged with second-degree assault.
The incident took place at a restaurant on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, when Cooke allegedly made an anti-Semitic remark to the mother of a 52-year-old man in the coat check line, police said.
Police said a physical confrontation ensued, with Cooke allegedly striking Haberkorn in the head with her glass clutch. Police added that the man sustained a laceration.
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Matthew Haberkorn, the alleged victim, was not immediately available for comment.
It’s unclear if Cooke has entered a plea or retained an attorney who could comment on her behalf.
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