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Teenager charged in mall beating

Diamond Maddox (Source: LMDC) Diamond Maddox (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A woman and two juveniles are facing assault charges following a beating outside Mall Saint Matthews.

According to a police report filed by Louisville Metro police, on December 28, 2012, Diamond Maddox, 18,and the two juveniles approached a person they did not know and began a verbal altercation. The three were asked to leave and were escorted out of the store.

Police said the three waited for the victim to come outside the mall, then on of the juveniles stuck the victim first by hitting them in the face with a closed fist.

Maddox and the other juvenile then hit the victim several times.

Mall security broke up the altercation and the victim was sent to an area hospital for treatment.

The victim suffered a contusion to their left eye, abrasions to their face and a burst blood vessel in their left eye.

Maddox was taken into custody on January 2, 2013. She is charged with assault.

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