18-year-old, teenage girl accused of assaulting 14-year-old
COLUMBIA - Columbia police arrested an 18-year-old woman and three other teen girls after they allegedly attacked a 14-year-old girl at her home Tuesday night.
Police said Jailyn Snyder, 18, and three girls, ages 15-16, went to the victim's home at the 5200 block of Brown Station Road. When the victim and her mother got home, the girls were seen on video taunting the victim while she was inside a car.
According to police, Snyder and one of the 15-year-old girls tried getting inside the car by pulling on the door handles and climbing on the car. When the victim and her mother tried to drive away, the girls would block the car with their bodies.
Snyder and the 15-year-old suspect were able to get inside the car through the driver's door while the victim's mother was on the phone with 911. Police said that's when the victim was assaulted multiple times to the face.
Two of the teenage girls did not assault the victim but recorded a video which was reviewed as evidence.
Snyder was arrested for third degree kidnapping and false imprisonment, misdemeanor fourth degree assault and trespassing.
One of the 15-year-old girls was arrested for felonious restraint and second degree kidnapping, felony first degree property damage, misdemeanor third degree assault, felony third degree assault and trespassing.
The 15- and 16-year-old were taken into custody for trespassing.
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