Woman Indicted On Hate Crime Charge In McDonald’s Attack on Chrissy Polis

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Cell Phone Video Posted Online After Incident

May 16, 2011

BALTIMORE — A woman involved in an assault that was captured on a cell phone and went viral online has been indicted on hate crime charges.

The office of the Baltimore County State’s Attorney said Teonna Monae Brown, 18, was indicted Monday on charges that included hate crime and first- and second-degree assault.

A female juvenile faces the same charges, the office said.

Police said Chrissy Polis, 22, was attacked inside a Rosedale McDonald’s restaurant on April 18. The video, recorded by an employee, was posted online later that week and quickly went viral, garnering thousands of page views on various websites.Police said Brown is also accused of attacking a woman who tried to help Polis.

A restaurant worker captured the two teenage girls viciously beating Polis on a cellphone camera. Family members acknowledged that the victim was a transsexual woman.

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