LA mother held for fighting 12-year-old

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County authorities say a woman has been charged with assault for allegedly attacking a 12-year-old girl who had shown up to fight her daughter.

Prosecutors say 33-year-old Amber Gutierrez was charged Wednesday with assault by means likely to produce great bodily injury. She remains jailed on $100,000 bail and faces up to seven years in prison if convicted.

Police say the woman’s sixth-grade daughter showed up in a San Pedro alley last week for an after-school fight but took along her mother and aunt.

A cellphone video allegedly recorded all three grabbing or punching the 12-year-old.

Gutierrez surrendered Tuesday after the video was posted online.

The girl and her aunt are being sought.

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