A Chicago girl arrested in a sequence of unprovoked baseball bat assaults on different ladies was accused of aggravated battery with a lethal weapon and different crimes, authorities stated Thursday.
Denise Solorzano, 26, additionally faces a number of counts of aggravated battery in a public place and aggravated assault with a motorized vehicle, Chicago police stated in a press release.
In an earlier assertion, the police division stated 5 assaults had been reported on two days — Sunday and Tuesday — on town’s Northwest facet. A bat was utilized in three of them, the division stated.
In every of the 5 incidents, victims reported the assailant approached them in a white automobile between 11:27 a.m. and three:46 pm. The division didn’t say whether or not any of the ladies knew Solorzano.
In one of many Sunday assaults, a lady advised NBC Chicago that the assailant pulled her to the bottom by her ponytail.
Video obtained by the station exhibits a lady strategy a lady with a stroller within the entrance yard of a house on Tuesday and repeatedly strike her with a steel bat, NBC Chicago reported.
Practically all the victims refused emergency medical care, the police division stated. One was hospitalized and initially reported to be in good situation.
The victims had been 27, 31, 34, 19 and 33, the division stated.
At a courtroom look Thursday, Solorzano was ordered held on $800,000 bond, NBC Chicago reported.
Her lawyer stated she has no felony historical past, in response to the station.