A fourth woman wanted in connection with the beating and stabbing of an Applebee’s waitress surrendered Wednesday, Henry County officials said.
Demetrius Boyd, 39, faces charges of aggravated assault and robbery in the July 10 attack on a waitress at the restaurant’s Industrial Boulevard location in McDonough.
With Boyd’s arrest, “all four offenders involved in the Applebee’s assault investigation have been apprehended,” police said in a Facebook post.
Lasondra Boyd, 38, and Keterah Boyd, 30, were arrested Friday in Wilkinson County near Macon after McDonough police identified the women in a lookout, McDonough police Maj. Kyle Helgerson told AJC.com.
Lakisha Boyd, 36, surrendered Monday night, police said.
All of the women are related, according to authorities. The suspects include three sisters and a cousin.
The waitress was beaten and stabbed with a steak knife after she accidentally brushed against one woman’s leg, according to police.
The woman was sitting with her leg out in the aisle, Helgerson said. The server, who is in her 20s, apologized after the first accidental contact and left to get the table’s food and drinks when the women reportedly complained about slow service.
The second time she brushed against the woman while serving the food, it “infuriated the suspect,” Helgerson said.
After fellow diners stepped in to stop the attack, the women allegedly took the waitress’ tip money and skipped out on a $62.57 bill.
The waitress required 15 stitches after she was stabbed in her forearm. She was treated at Piedmont Henry Hospital and returned to work the next day, according to a statement from Applebee’s.
The Boyds were identified after McDonough police posted surveillance images from the restaurant’s parking lot to Facebook. The initial post was shared 3,500 times.
Lasondra and Keterah Boyd were released from jail Monday after each posting $35,000 bond. A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for Aug. 20. Lakisha Boyd remained in jail Wednesday in lieu of bond.
The women also face misdemeanor charges of battery, criminal damage to property and theft of service.
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