Woman who suffered unprovoked attack by girl gang has miscarriage

Swanger vrou, 18, who suffered unprovoked attack by girl gang after she watched Euros finals in a pub with her aunt and friends, has a miscarriage and is left having HORRIFIC seizures

  • Beth Newman, 18, was attacked by gang after watching Euro 2020 final on July 11
  • She was kicked in the stomach and stamped on head by gang in Margate, Kent
  • Was rushed aan Margate’s QEQM hospital where she was treated for a head injury
  • Two days later she began bleeding and tragically found she had miscarried
  • A pregnant woman suffered a miscarriage and was left having horrific seizures after she was brutally attacked by a girl gang after the Euros 2020 finaal.

    Beth Newman, 18, had been watching the football game at a pub in Margate, Kent, with her aunt and friends when she was kicked in the stomach and stamped on the head by a group of women in an ‘unprovoked attackshortly after 11pm on July 11.

    Ms Newman, who believes the assault was carried out by between four and six women, was rushed to Margate’s QEQM hospital, where she was treated for a head injury and remained for four days.

    However two days after returning home Ms Newman, who was in the early stages of her pregnancy, began bleeding and tragically found she had miscarried.

    Beth Newman, 18, suffered a miscarriage after she was attacked by a group of women on July 11.  Op die foto: Ms Newman having a seizure after being attacked

    Beth Newman, 18, suffered a miscarriage after she was attacked by a group of women on July 11. Op die foto: Ms Newman having a seizure after being attacked

    Ms Newman (op die foto voor die aanval) had left the Quart In A Pint Pot, in Margate, Kent, shortly after 11pm when she was attacked by the group of women

    Ms Newman (op die foto voor die aanval) had left the Quart In A Pint Pot, in Margate, Kent, shortly after 11pm when she was attacked by the group of women

    The 18-year-old described how she had left the Quart In A Pint Pot, in Margate, Kent shortly after 11pm on the day of the attack when she was accosted by a woman she did not know.

    Sy het gese: ‘It was completely unprovoked.

    ‘I walked round past the first girl and was walking back towards the pub walking back to grab my friends, and she just looked me up and down.

    ‘I looked at her back, and she was likewhat the f*** are you looking at?” I just calmly saidwhat’s your problem?”

    ‘I started to walk away and she came up behind me and grabbed my plait, and punched me round the side of my head.

    ‘I tried to defend myself, but before I knew there were just loads of them all on top of me.

    Ms Newman, whose mobile phone was also stolen in the attack, bygevoeg: ‘They kicked and stamped on my head, and kicked me in the stomach, which later caused a miscarriage.

    Haar ma Kat Hazelton, recalled the moment she was told her daughter was suffering a seizure following an attack, and she raced from her house to the pub.

    Sy het gese: ‘It felt like it took hours to get there and when I walked round the corner to see her convulsing really badly, it was such a huge shock.

    ‘Such a traumatising thing to happen to her and to witness. I’ve never been so scared.

    Ms Newman continued fitting for several days after the attack and is now awaiting an MRI

    Ms Newman continued fitting for several days after the attack and is now awaiting an MRI

    The 18-year-old, whose mobile phone was also stolen in the attack, is unable to start a job she was due to begin as a carer due to her fits

    The 18-year-old, whose mobile phone was also stolen in the attack, is unable to start a job she was due to begin as a carer due to her fits

    Ms Newman, who was due to take up a job as a carer but has since had to put her plans on hold due to her fits, was rushed to Margate’s QEQM hospital, where she was treated for a head injury.

    Sy gaan voort: ‘I was in and out of seizures on the floor, and in the ambulance.

    ‘I don’t remember that whole night. I just remember next day being in hospital and being in so much pain.

    ‘I couldn’t move my neck, couldn’t walk properly. I was covered in bruises from head to toe – oral. It was pretty awful.

    Two days after returning home Ms Newman began bleeding and tragically found she had miscarried.

    A CT scan carried out at the QEQM found no bleeds or fractures to her head, but Ms Newman continued fitting for several days after the attack and is now awaiting an MRI scan.

    She is now on bed-rest and is unable to start a job she was due to begin as a carer.

    Ms Newman added: ‘I didn’t know who they were. I don’t know if their motive was that they wanted my phone and my money, and that’s why they attacked me. Ek weet nie.

    ‘They obviously just didn’t like the look of me or something.

    ‘I’m scared to leave the house. I don’t want something else [like the assault] to happen, and I don’t want to be alone because I might have a fit.

    Kent Police are investigating the incident and are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

    Anyone with information can call the force on 01843 222289, haal verwysing aan 46/121976/21, of ring Crimestoppers anoniem aan 0800 555 111.