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22-year-old woman accused of assaulting a Black teenager under arrest

Posted at 6:45 AM, Jan 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-08 11:10:15-05

The woman accused of assaulting a Black teenager in a New York hotel over an iPhone has been arrested.

22-year-old Miya Ponsetto was arrested by Ventura County Sheriff's Deputies yesterday during a traffic stop near her home in California.

Authorities say she was arrested for a fugitive warrant in connection with a recent assault at a New York City hotel.

Ponsetto had to be forcibly removed from her car and was arrested with the assistance of NYPD detectives who traveled there.

Ponsetto will remain in custody pending an extradition hearing.