A woman from Georgia was allegedly brutally beaten by her best friends after accidentally sitting on a hamburger while the individuals were hanging out. The incident originally occurred on February 21, and has recently led to the arrest of one of the assailants. Video of the incident was recorded by one of Myriah Pointer’s friends. The incident was unexpected and left Myriah with multiple serious wounds.
According to the Huffington Post, Pointer did not intend to sit on the hamburger, nor did she expect to be assaulted by the girls that she had considered to be her best friends.
“They held me down. Took turns, stomped my face in, did all kinds of things.”
In the video, the brutal attack was shown occuring as Myriah was left helpless during the beating. A man can be seen in the background, holding a 3-year-old child, where he observed the incident without stepping in to help.
Myriah received chipped teeth, black eyes, and heavy bruising as a result of the beating, according to the Mirror. Myriah cannot understand how sitting on a Whopper Jr. coerced such a horrific attack. She posted about the attack on her Facebook page.
“This past weekend I was set up by the two girls I called my best friends and one of they cousins. I was held down and stomped until I was unconscious.”
“Once I gained consciousness they were still beating and stomping me. This went on for about 3 hours and then they threw and cracked my phone and hide my battery for another and held me hostage! I am BLESSED to be alive and I need justice to be served because I DID NOT deserve this.”
Justice was served when Casmyn Donald was arrested for the beating, the first of the friends to be apprehended. She was charged with aggravated assault, aggravated battery, false imprisonment, and cruelty to children.
Myriah reported that the pain and bruises will go away, but the mental knowledge that people she considered to be her best friends could do such a thing will stick with her forever. However, the experience has coerced a change in her life, as she posted on her Facebook page. It seems as though she has moves on from her past friends and is moving toward a new life with less drama.
“Everything has changed and I never wanna go back to the way it was.”
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