Bedford Woman Arrested on Charges of Aiding Teens During Fight

(BEDFORD) – A Bedford woman was arrested in connection to a fight involving two 14-year-old males in the parking lot of Hardees on February 13th.

Lawrence County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 34-year-old Heather Brown, of 717 27th St. at 6:30 p.m. Sunday on charges of aiding, inducing or causing battery resulting in serious bodily injury, aiding, inducing or causing battery resulting in moderate bodily injury.

According to Bedford Police Chief Terry Moore, “Brown is accused of driving the two accused juveniles to Hardee’s for the purpose of fighting and once the fight started not stopping it which resulted in a battery with bodily injuries on two victims.”

Bedford Police arrested the two 14-year-old Bedford boys involved after they struck two people with wooden boards in the Hardee’s parking lot.

Both teens are facing charges of battery with a deadly weapon and battery resulting in bodily injury.

According to Chief Terry Moore, officers were called to Hardee’s at 3:53 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13th after a report of a fight in the parking lot.

“Two 15-year-olds were struck multiple times by the teen with wooden boards,” said Chief Moore. “Both victims suffered injuries and received treatment at a local hospital.”

Chief Moore says the victims did not want to cooperate and give officers the names of who struck them.

Police were able to identify the teens involved from video footage.

Chief Moore says Brown brought the two teens to the restaurant and requested a warrant for her arrest.

“The video shows her getting out of the vehicle,” Chief Moore said. “She wasn’t really trying to stop it and wasn’t egging it on either.”