3 charged in Chili’s hostess attack caught on video
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Three women are behind bars, facing battery charges after viral video captured an alleged attack on a hostess at Chili’s.
According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, a large group of women arrived at Chili’s on Constitution Avenue on Aug. 9 requesting to dine at the same table. Kelsy Wallace, a 17-year-old hostess at the restaurant, told the group only six people are allowed at a table at a time due to social distancing requirements.
Police say Wallace was then physically assaulted by multiple women. The incident was captured on camera and widely circulated.
Wallace was treated at a local hospital for her injuries.
Tammy Dabney, 48, Erica Dabney, 46, and Rodneka Dabney, 27, were arrested, according to BRPD.
Tammy is facing aggravated second-degree battery charges. The other two women are facing charges of disturbing the peace and simple battery.
Police say the investigation remains ongoing.
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