Who is Toshamac Meeks?
Toshamac Meeks is a 34-year-old mother of a teenage boy seen in a viral hitting a young girl as two seemingly young women attacked a woman in Brooklyn, Illinois. The two have been identified as Brittany Nykole and Destiny Stennis while the woman being beaten has been named as 22-year-old Diamond Lexus (layla).
Toshamac Meeks Video
The family of Toshamac Meeks attacked and captioned video of the attack which found their way on social media prompting a public outcry. In the video, a group of 4 young people brutally hitting a woman and her young daughter.
So it ends up this is definitely an underage boy that did this. His mother defended his actions on Facebook. pic.twitter.com/MWeUyaV0qL
— Leo🦁 (@_SheltN) July 14, 2020
The incident occurred on July 10th, 2020 in the town of Brooklyn, in Illinois, USA, where the woman and her daughter were brutally subjected to beatings and kicks. The victim and the aggressors are all African-American.
In a certain part of the video, a young boy is seen entering the scene and lashing out with one paw directly at the little girl’s head. The scene that, of course, generated criticism on social networks. Seconds later the same subject is seen hitting the woman in the back when she tries to enter the house.
She defended her son on Social Media
Given this, a woman who identified herself as the mother of the aggressor in comments on social networks, defended the young man, alleging that his son made a ‘mistake’, since ‘his intention was not to hit the girl’.
One user commented B*** ass boy to which Meeks responded, “Watch your mouth, that’s my son… He didn’t try to kick that baby, he tried to jump over the baby on to her and made a mistake… As y’all see the
baby ran from under the girl fighting while he was coming down… Accidents happen… And all these
treats stop it cause his dad will be on in less than 20 days.
Brooklyn Police Statement
The Brooklyn Police in a press release said that they had arrested all suspects. The statement reads;
“In reference to the investigation involving the video released on 7/13/2020, regarding an incident that happened on 7/10/2020 involving the battery of a female and her child in the Thomas Terry Apartments, all suspects were taken into custody on 7/14/2020 and are being held at the St Clair County jail pending formal charges by the St. Clair County States Attorneys office.
When those charges are issued, we will update the public.
Thank you for your continued concerns regarding the matter.”
The Two Aggressors are Brittany Nykole and Destiny Stennis
Destiny Stennis is a student at Lincoln University and is set to graduate in 2021.
Brittany on the hand went to East St. Louis Senior High School as per her Facebook.
Diamond Lexus (Layla) Statement
“I am the Godmother of Chelsea, who her and 4yr old baby were brutality assaulted by her neighbors in Brooklyn Illinois on July 10, 2020. This is not the first attack that has happened and she has contacted the police over 20 times to no avail!! Our goal with this GOFUNDME is to get her out of this public housing community and to a safe environment.”