Teens ‘attack boy then run over his mum with van before racing away from scene’

Four teenagers have been arrested and charged with attempted murder after allegedly attacking another teen and running his mum over.

Elijah Stansell, 18, had allegedly brought three of his female friends with him who are aged between 14 and 16 to confront an unnamed boy, 15, regarding an ongoing romantic dispute he had with him, reports ABC news.

Stansell and the three girls are alleged to have banged on the door of the boy’s home in Florida on November 9 in the early afternoon.

He came out of the side door to see who was there and they “physically attacked” him.

The victim got away and fled indoors but he was followed by Stansell and one of the girls, it is alleged.

Shortly after the alleged victim’s mum came home and the suspects began to run away from the scene.



The police traced all the suspects, they were arrested and taken in for questioning
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It’s claimed she then ran after them and was taking pictures on her mobile phone as they were getting into their vehicle.

Police say that Stansell then intentionally ran into the woman and then over her, even though there was plenty of room for him to drive away without doing so, according to witnesses at the scene of the crime.

Polk County Sheriff’s Department said: “There were several eyewitnesses to the crime, along with home surveillance videos.

“The video footage shows the suspect approaching the front door, the group of suspects going around to the side and attacking the victim, the attack inside the home, the suspects fleeing, and the suspects running over the victim’s mother.”

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The attacks were reported to the police and they quickly found the teenagers and they were arrested and taken in for questioning.

Grady Judd, Sheriff of Polk County said: “This was a coordinated, planned attack, carried out by a group of teens who beat up a teen then ran over his mother, leaving her for dead.

“I can’t even fathom teenagers doing something so heinous. Our prayers are with this family.”

The mother who was run over is now in a critical condition at a local area hospital.

Stansell has been charged with attempted felony murder, burglary with assault, three counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and lewd and lascivious battery on a minor on a victim of 15-years old and has been booked into the Polk County Jail.

Meanwhile, the girls were all charged with attempted felony murder and burglary with assault and taken to the Polk County Juvenile Assessment Center for processing.