- BSO Case Number:
- Place of Occurrence:
- 300 block of Southeast 11th Terr., Dania Beach
- Juvenile female (Marsy’s Law)
- Sabrina Thomas, 50, 12/31/1971, female, 1960 Sherman St., Hollywood
Detectives with the Broward Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested a 50-year-old woman after video circulated showing her striking a sixth-grade student near a Dania Beach school.
Shortly after 3:10 p.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 13, Broward County Regional Communications received a call reporting a battery outside of a middle school in Dania Beach. Broward Sheriff’s Office district deputies responded to the scene to investigate. The preliminary investigation revealed an altercation occurred off campus where one juvenile threw another juvenile to the ground while striking her in the head and face. During the altercation the mother of one of the girls, who was later identified as 50-year-old Sabrina Thomas, also began striking the juvenile victim multiple times and pulling her hair. BSO Special Victims Unit detectives were notified and investigated the incident.
On Thursday, Sept. 15, Thomas was arrested and taken to the BSO Main Jail. She is facing charges of child abuse without great bodily harm, battery second subsequent offense and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Det. S. Simmons, CID SVU
Sgt. M. Williams, CID SVU
Sgt. T. Barbosa, CID
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