MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – An unprovoked assault went down on the sands of Miami Seashore on Tuesday.
The sufferer says she was mendacity within the solar, falling asleep on the sand when she was out of the blue being punched by somebody she had by no means met and for completely no good cause.
Deanna Anderson is on the town from Houston, visiting a good friend who lives in Miami.
“It’s simply unlucky that this type of violence has occurred,” she stated.
On Tuesday, Anderson and her good friend had been sitting beneath an umbrella at South Pointe Seashore when a girl close by began shouting at her.
“I didn’t actually even discover this girl, she was dealing with the seashore so her again was to us the entire time and he or she simply turned,” Anderson stated.
The lady yelled some issues in Spanish however Anderson stated she didn’t assume something of it till the girl walked over and began getting aggressive.
“She type of pushed on me a bit bit attempting to start out a struggle,” Anderson stated.
After a number of seconds the girl, clearly intoxicated, walked again to her chair and Anderson and her good friend moved away from her to a different spot close by.
However then, proper after Anderson says she drifted off to nap within the solar, the girl got here again and simply began bodily attacking her.
Cellular phone video exhibits a person working close by working over and pulling the girl away. Throughout the encounter, the girl referred to as Anderson homophobic slurs and commented on her quick haircut, however by the point police bought there, the girl and the person she was with had been gone.
“The purpose is that she thought what she thought and based mostly on these hateful ideas, took motion on it,” Anderson stated. “That form of factor I believe must be talked about.”
Miami Seashore police have a report written up in regards to the assault and the girl concerned might face a battery cost.
As for Anderson, she says she’s simply attempting to take pleasure in the remainder of her journey earlier than heading again house on Thursday.
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