Mexico Family Upset with Police for Not Filing Report of Assault

3 years 2 months 2 weeks ago November 27, 2012 Nov 27, 2012 Tuesday, November 27 2012 Tuesday, November 27, 2012 10:32:04 AM CST in News
By: Mychaela Bruner

MEXICO - The Mexico Police Department has yet to file a police report on a fight that broke out a week ago and left one 18-year-old girl with 20 stitches inside her mouth. Chay Hatton said all she can remember is waking up in the hospital with a needle sticking out of her mouth. There were several victims involved in this fight that happened on November 18 around 4 a.m. on Boulevard and Haffen Drive.

Hatton said she was assaulted by a man in his 30's named Jordan Shelton.  The family said Shelton was released from prison just two weeks ago.  Mother of Hatton, Kelly Belcher, said Shelton made continuous threats to her family and she called the police.

Belcher described what is was like after the fight saying, "My daughter is bloody, her face covered in blood and she is in and out of consciousness and she's mumbling she just hugged on me and told me not to leave her."

The family said Shelton struck several girls resulting in stitches and loss of hearing. Belcher said she's upset the police haven't done anything yet.

"I don't understand why it's taking so long. This happened Sunday night, the 18th, they had three days before Thanksgiving holiday and a day after so I don't understand why it's taking so long and still when I called last night they hadn't filed the police report with the prosecuting attorney," said Belcher.

KOMU spoke to Major Brice Mesko and he said police are working on the police report, but have not filed it yet. Mesko said officers spoke to 12 people involved in the incident. He refused an on camera interview and said the department doesn't have time to do an interview about every fight that breaks out.

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