ROSEDALE, Md. - A grand jury indicted the McDonald's beating suspect on hate crime charges.
18-year-old Teonna Brown is accused of beating a transgender woman in a Rosedale McDonald's last month. In addition to assault charges, a Baltimore County grand jury handed up a Hate Crime indictment Monday.
The victim is 19-year-old Chrissy Polis. The case drew national attention because McDonald's employees stood by and watched, with one worker even recording it and uploading it on YouTube.
Brown and a 14-year-old are charged in the brutal attack. The 14-year-old faces similar charges, including a hate crime, in Juvenile Court.
A good samaritan, Vicky Thoms, tried to stop the fight, but even Thoms got hurt in the fight.
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