Teen Girls Accused of Beating Woman Apologize to Victim and Family

The six teenage girls accused of beating a mentally-challenged woman in Delaware County apologized to the victim and her family during a court appearance on Monday.

By Kelly Bayliss and David Chang
|  Monday, Oct 15, 2012  |  Updated 5:01 PM EDT
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Teen Girls Accused of Beating Woman Apologize

The girls accused of beating a woman and videotaping the beating appeared in court Monday.

The six teenage girls accused of beating a mentally-challenged woman in Delaware County apologized to the victim and her family during a court appearance on Monday.

The teens were in court today for preliminary hearings.

Police say the girls, Takia Edwards, 19, Jasmir Womack, 17, Anye Dennis, Rahmiyah Henderson and Janyea Bell, all 16, and Jamia Davis, 15, beat up the 48-year-old victim inside her apartment on Morton Avenue.

One of the suspects recorded the September beating and it was posted online.

The victim suffered cuts and bruises on her face.

The girls are facing multiple charges, including aggravated assault. They are being charged as adults and appeared in court on Monday at 1 p.m.

All six girls were held on all charges and none have made bail, according to officials. They are scheduled for an arraignment on November 15. 

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