FERGUSON, Mo. — The #BlackLivesMatter protest group that shut down of I-70 in St. Louis, going both ways on Monday, took a violent twist.
The Gateway Pundit reports that the woman who drove through the mob during the Moral Monday protests was beaten by two women prior to getting the crowd out of the way.
The two women, Brittany Ferrell and Alexis Templeton, who are married to one another and host a local radio show, beat the driver and damaged her car.
Two charged for attack during ‘Moral Monday’ I-70 highway shutdown #STL http://t.co/fBYHV7Rugr
— FOX2now (@FOX2now) August 12, 2015
Hoft posts the prosecuting attorney’s charges against Ferrell and Templeton, which include property damage, trespass, peace disturbance, and assault. According to the document, Ferrell kicked the victim’s car causing $5000 worth of damage and Templeton is accused of punching the victim in the face causing an eye injury.
The St. Louis Dispatch reports bail was posted for Ferrell late Wednesday afternoon after ten percent of it was paid. “It’s beautiful,” Ferrell described her release to the Dispatch as she hugged demonstrators awaiting her release outside the jail.
Driver breaks through line of protesters on I-70 in #STL – #Ferguson #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/g2OgtaI631
— FOX2now (@FOX2now) August 10, 2015