Dania Beach, Florida – A 50-year-old mother was arrested for joining in on a beating of an 11-year-old student.
Sabrina Thomas, 50, was arrested after a video of her beating on a child near Olsen Middle School went viral.
Last week Thomas jumped into a fight with her daughter and was seen joining in and punching the child on the ground.
Broward County law enforcement said Sabrina Thomas encouraged her daughter to continue with the brutal attack.
Thomas was charged with child abuse, battery second subsequent offense and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. NBC Miami reported.
NBC Miami reported:
A 50-year-old Hollywood woman is facing charges after a video purportedly showing her hitting an 11-year-old student went viral.
Sabrina Thomas was seen joining a fight between two girls near Olsen Middle School in the 300 block of Southeast 11th Terrace, in Dania Beach, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said.
One girl knocked the other girl to the ground and started hitting her face and head. Thomas is the mother of one of the girls and she is seen hitting the girl on the ground and pulling her hair, according to a news release.
It happened about 3:10 p.m. Tuesday off campus but Thomas wasn’t identified until the video circulated and she was arrested Thursday, investigators said.
She is facing charges of child abuse without great bodily harm, battery second subsequent offense and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Sabrina Thomas refused to show up at her first court appearance on Friday.