Salem beating suspect Latia Harris turns herself in; attack was caught on video

Salem police say the woman who was seen in a cellphone video beating another woman has surrendered to authorities. Latia Harris, 25, turned herself in

Latia Harris, the woman seen on a cellphone

Latia Harris, the woman seen on a cellphone video beating another woman as the victim's toddler watched, has turned herself in.

SALEM - Latia Harris, the woman allegedly seen on a cellphone video beating another woman as the victim's toddler watched, has turned herself in.

Salem City police say the surrender happened without incident just before 7 p.m., following an extensive search for her.

Over the weekend, Harris' family pleaded with her to surrender to authorities. 

Several bystanders recorded the June 24 attack on Catherine Ferreira, who says she suffered a broken nose and mild concussion.

In the video, Ferreira's 2-year-old son appeared to be the only one to step in to try to help her, as he repeatedly kicked the 25-year-old suspect's legs.

Police say the two women were former co-workers at McDonald's. Harris told police she believed Ferreira was spreading rumors about her and a romantic relationship with a supervisor, which led to the attack. 

Harris is charged with aggravated assault and making terroristic threats since she also allegedly threatened to harm the little boy.

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