A Rock Ridge Road mother and daughter were charged with disorderly conduct Friday afternoon after a verbal argument became physical, police said.

Mary Degennaro, 59, was trying to prevent her 33-year-old daughter, Kristen J. Becker, from the leaving the house around 2 p.m. When police arrived they said Degennaro was kneeling in the middle of the street in front of their house, trying to restrain Becker. According to the report, the pair apparently shoved each other during the argument.

Both were released on a promise to appear Monday in Bridgeport Superior Court, and Becker left the house for the weekend.