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Woman Arrested In Plano After Physically And Verbally Assaulting Women In Sixty Vines Parking Lot


A Plano woman has been arrested after she physically and verbally attacked an Indian family while leaving a restaurant.

A viral video that was shared by one of the victims during the horrifying attack says a ‘Mexican American’ woman approached her family in the parking lot as they were leaving Sixty Vines.

The woman who was later identified as Esmerelda Upton attacked at least 3 of the 4 women before officers arrived to the scene.

She also yelled at them saying things like ‘I hate you f*****g Indians’ and ‘why don’t you go back to your own country if it’s so great’.

The incident occurred on August 24 and Esmerelda Upton was arrested around 3:50 p.m. on Thursday.

Upton was charged with assault bodily injury and terroristic threats. Her bond is set at $10,000.



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