Seven charged, including four teens, in brutal beating of 14-y-o
CLARENDON, Jamaica— Seven people, including four teenagers, have been charged in connection with the beating of a 14-year-old girl on Allan Street in Denbigh, Clarendon on Saturday.
The brutal attack was captured on video and shared on social media.
Charged with unlawful wounding and assault occasioning actual bodily harm are 52-year-old Pauline Hughes of Woodside district; 36-year-old Shayanne Williams, and 22-year-old Amanda Anderson – both of Havannah Heights in the parish.
The identities of the four teens – three females ages 15, 16, and 17, and a 17-year-old male – have not been released.
Reports from the May Pen police are that about 2:00 pm, a 14-year-old female was on Allan Street when she was ambushed and beaten by the group, rendering her unconscious.
She was assisted to the hospital where she was admitted in serious condition.
Following an investigation, the six females were taken into custody on Tuesday, January 2, while the lone male was arrested a day later.
The adults are slated to answer to charges in the May Pen Parish Court on Thursday, January 11.