Three transgender women and a mother-of-four charged after they viciously assaulted and stamped a man at a train station
Addressing the attackers and commenting on the incident, Westminister magistrate Kirsty Walker said that the offense was so serious that it could not be dealt with at her court.
Three transgendered women were caught on footage viciously attacking a man by stamping on him in a train station, with another woman then joining in on the beating. The video, which soon went viral across social media platforms, was reportedly shot at the Leicester Square tube station at 2:15 a.m. According to the Daily Mail, Tylah Jo-Bryan, Amarnih Lewis-Daniel, and Michael O'Doherty — who also goes by the name Tamzin Lush — assaulted the victim after a night out upon a "minor provocation." The attempts by other travelers to hold the trio back failed, with one woman pictured in a white dress rushing back to repeatedly stamp the already fallen man.
Footage from the night shows Transport for London (TfL) staff, men in suits, as well as others on the platform attempting to intervene, but it was of little avail. They continued their act of "severe violence" despite the victim not fighting back. One of the women, dressed in black, even threw one last sucker punch as she left. Mother-of-four, 22-year-old Hannah Bryan, also assisted the three and joined the attack in the train station.
The video cuts off as the others finally managed to get some daylight between the man and his attackers. He was reportedly sent to a nearby hospital and as he suffered from numerous cuts and bruises across his body, as well as a black eye. The Mail reported that all three of the initial attackers, Tylah, Amarnih, and Michael, were from east London and that they were born male. They all pleaded guilty to a host of charges after they were apprehended for the attack.
According to a police statement, they even resisted arrest. "The women – a 26-year-old from Romford, a 22-year-old from Dagenham and two other 22-year-olds of no fixed address – were arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm, violent disorder and affray," a spokesman for the British Transport Police said at the time. He added, "During their arrest, two police officers were also assaulted and one of the 22-year-olds was further arrested on suspicion of assaulting them."
22-year-old Tylah and Hannah, from Barking, both admitted violent disorder. O'Doherty, from Romford, and Lewis-Daniel, from Dagenham, also pleaded guilty to the same. Addressing the attackers and commenting on the incident, Westminister magistrate Kirsty Walker said that the offense was so serious that it could not be dealt with at her court. "This offense is so serious that we feel it needs to be sent up to the crown court," she stated.
All four are scheduled to be sentenced at Blackfriars Crown Court, with the date yet to be decided.