Elderly White Woman beaten by black teens – what good kids…cough, cough
www.news4jax.com Jacksonville, Fla.
November 23, 2007
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — An 83-year-old woman abducted from in front of her Westside home last month is talking about the experience now that the two teenagers accused of attacking her are in jail.
Margaret Weber said she was returning from church to her Townsend Road home on Oct. 11 when she was grabbed by two men and forced into the trunk of their car.
“We’ve never had a bit of problem until these two jerks showed up,” Weber said.
Police said Jonathan Bishop, 18, and Maria Wood, 19, kidnapped Weber, and drove off.
They stopped twice to open the trunk to demand Weber’s personal identification number. Each time she told them she didn’t have a PIN. Police said each time they reacted by punching her in the face.
“I knew I was in big trouble,” Weber said. “I just said, ‘Lord, I know that you said you’re always with me, so you’re in the trunk with me, too.'”
Police said the two teens eventually dropped Weber off near the back of Memorial Park Cemetery off Normandy Boulevard.
According to reports, she dragged herself to the nearest roadway and got the attention of a passing motorist, who called police….