Assault Charges for Three Women Who Trashed Bel-Fries in Tirade Charged

Posted on: July 11th, 2022 at 5:03 am by

The three women responsible for a drunken tirade inside a Hell Square snack shop now face criminal assault charges.

The ballistic bashing happened at Bel-Fries on Ludlow Street early morning July 4, when Pearl Ozoria (27), Chitara Plasencia (25), and Tatiyanna Johnson (23) were asked to pay $1.75 for extra dipping sauce, staff claims.

That triggered the three customers into a destructive frenzy, tearing down the plexiglass COVID guard, ripping out the cash register, and throwing glass bottles and bar stools at the employees. Viral video of the incident, shot by employees, showed the mayhem in real time.

Police arrived shortly after the tirade ended, and with blood dripping down her head, one worker helped cops identify the alleged attackers.

In the end, Bel-Fries sustained approximately $25,000 in damage.

The three women appeared before Judge Jonathan Svetkey in Manhattan Criminal Court Friday on assault charges.

Assistant District Attorney Kelly Moran requested grand jury proceedings for Plasencia and Johnson, according to the New York Post, and the two are due back in court next month.

Ozoria, who allegedly hit an officer while she was being arrested, was held on bail of $5,000 cash or $25,000 bond. (Ozoria was also apparently involved in an acid-throwing street brawl in June 2015.)

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