On Tuesday, a16-year old Floridian turned himself over to the authorities after he was caught on camera throwing a 68-year old woman into a pool.
She was trying to break up an outdoor pool party over the weekend with another member from the residents association.
Because of his actions, he faces charges of battery on a person 65 years or older, which will most likely land him in juvenile detention.
The victims name was Nancy James. While it sounds like this young boys actions were harmless, James pulled herself out of the situation soaked and bruised.
He dragged her onto the concrete pool deck, dragged her to the edge of the pool and then finally threw her inside. All of this was against the woman’s will.
She was looking into the situation after the residents association found 200 young students poolside. Police are also investigating into the matter of who permitted the party to occur.
Disturbing VIDEO Can Be Seen At Fox News:
A Florida teenager turned himself in to police Tuesday after he was allegedly seen on video tossing a 68-year-old woman into a pool as she tried to break up an outdoor party over the weekend. The 16-year-old, of Margate, will face a charge of battery on a person 65 years or older and is headed to juvenile detention, Broward County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Veda Coleman-Wright told the Sun-Sentinel.
“It’s disturbing,” Coleman-Wright said after watching the video of the incident plastered across social media. “I couldn’t help but think of my own mother watching the video.” Police said Nancy James was soaked and bruised when a deputy responded Saturday evening to the Players Place apartments in North Lauderdale. James and another member of the residents association told the deputy that about 200 young people had been in the pool area. James said she was trying to speak with partiers when an unknown male picked her up. Video later uploaded to social media shows the young man drop James on the concrete pool deck. He then drags her to the edge of the pool and throws her in. Coleman-Wright told the paper that police were still investigating who permitted the party.