Nashville mother, Kalina Gaines charged with criminal assault after ordering and assisting her daughter to beat up classmate following incident last week – while waiting at bus stop.
A Nashville mother was arrested Monday morning after allegedly helping her daughter beat up a classmate at a school bus stop, police said.
Kalina Gaines, 30, is facing criminal assault charges for her alleged role in the fight.
The altercation took place around 8:30 a.m. after Gaines and her daughter approached the victim at a bus stop, ordering the girl to attack her classmate according to an arrest affidavit cited by The Tennessean.
Gaines and her daughter held the victim and took turns assaulting her because of an unspecified Friday incident between the two juveniles, the affidavit reportedly said.
Video showed Gaines assault the victim and hold her still while her daughter struck her dozens of times.
A video filmed by students allegedly shows the victim on the ground while Gaines and her daughter assault her. Video showed Gaines assault the victim and hold her still while her daughter struck her dozens of times WSMV reported.
The victim later told police Gaines allegedly kicked in her in the face and struck her with her hands, an arrest affidavit stated.
The age of the daughter and the victim were not made public.
Gaines was arrested and booked into Metro Nashville Jail but was later released on $7,500 bond. Her hearing on the case is scheduled for next month. It’s not immediately clear whether the mother has an attorney.