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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Mean Auntie Beats Niece with Pink Baseball Bat

Posted By on Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 8:10 AM

click to enlarge Kansas ... where aunts are much nicer to their nieces
  • Kansas ... where aunts are much nicer to their nieces

Loreal Brown is no Auntie Em. The San Francisco woman was arrested this week after she allegedly chased down her 18-year-old niece and hit her with a pink baseball bat.

The victim and her mother -- Brown's sister -- gave police conflicting stories about what happened that night on the sidewalk at Eddy and Pierce streets. But what investigators do know is that a fight broke out between the victim and another teen, who were arguing over $50, Captain Denis O'Leary told SF Weekly.

The victim managed to wrangle the cash from her opponent, but the fighting wasn't over.

For a reason still unclear to police, Brown started chasing her niece, who was now $50 richer, and beating her with a baseball bat. The victim claims her aunt broke her arm, but her mother is denying that, O'Leary says.

Brown was arrested on suspicion of assault with a pink and deadly weapon.

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.

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