Skip to comments.McDonald's Worker Beats Mother, Threatens Tot
Posted on 06/26/2014 12:25:53 PM PDT by nickcarraway
Authorities in South Jersey are searching for a McDonald's employee caught on video violently beating a young mother in front of her toddler.
A 54-second long video, recorded by an on-looker and posted to the internet, shows a woman, wearing a red McDonald's uniform, briefly exchanging words with the victim in a grassy area in Salem City, New Jersey. Moments later, she throws the young mother to the ground, sits on top of her and unleashes a series of punches to the victim's face and chest.
Motorcyclist Parks Legally, Still Issued 15 Tickets in 3 Months "Mommy!" the victim's young son cries as the beating happens just inches from him. The boy tries kicking the attacker several times to get her to stop, but the punches continue to fly.
The attacker then gets up and kicks the woman in the lower back before threatening the boy.
"You better get your son before I kick him in the [expletive] face too," she screams.
The fast food worker then shouts at the woman about an issue she had at her job.
"It's not over...you almost made me lose my job," the attacker says before spitting on her and walking away.
As the entire attack takes place, several other people look on and do not intervene.
Salem City Police Chief John Pelura, III said his department learned of the incident, which took place on Tuesday, shortly after it happened. Officers were called to victim's home at a nearby apartment complex finding her badly bloodied.
The suspect, identified by police as 25-year-old Latia Harris, allegedly accused the woman of spreading rumors about her and her restaurant manager. The beating took place in a field next to the Salem City McDonald's along East Broadway, police said.
A manager at the Salem City McDonald's said she could not comment on the matter.
Harris, who is not yet in police custody, has been charged with Aggravated Assault and two counts of Making Terroristic Threats. Police say she has not shown up to work at the fast food restaurant since the assault and that her last known address was vacant.
As for the people who recorded the incident and did not intervene, Pelura said he's disgusted by their actions.
"There is a moral and social breakdown in the fabric of our society which is clearly evident when a woman gets pummeled in broad daylight in front of her child while a dozen people pull out their phones to record the incident instead of calling for help," he said in a statement. "There is so little regard for human life - by the actor and the bystanders."
Salem City is about 30 miles west of Vineland and 40 miles southwest of Camden.
Let me guess.
Just popped in to see how many Q’s were in the perp’s name. I’m disappointed to find none but, as a consolation, there was a ‘La’.
She’s wearing a burqa in the picture!
I have to wonder what the “terrorist threats” were, or is this a blanket phrase now?
It's probably a safe bet to say that sweet Latia's career at McDonald's is NOW over.
And your guess answers why the bystanders chose just to record the incident rather than come to the aid of the victim.
More black on ______ crime.
Correct answer: B
Only brief glimpses of the people who were watching this without intervening. Most of them also seem to be black, although there are a few white kids down below on the right. But it’s not really clear whether the spectators are majority black.
Pop Quiz: Is deadly force authorized?
Kill ‘em all and let God sort them out.
That sounds like a Muslim attitude.
That one's a double amish perp. I haven't stepped foot into a McDonalds in many years, but I can see that it's not just the "food" that is repellent.
If that employee isn't a ginormous red flag, what is?
I'll also take a guess at the person holding the camera and videoing, instead of helping out the mom and the toddler.
No one intervene because they were blacks watching a fellow black pummel a white woman. If it was the other way around (white on black), the attacker would have been badly beaten and the MSM would run headlines for weeks on how bad white people are.
Witnesses didn’t want to be the next George Zimmerman I guess.
Jerry, George, Elaine, and Cosmo?
Fight fire with fire. They are like cockroaches.
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