In October Michael Brown’s mother, grandmother and auntie brawled on the corner of Canfield and West Florissant over the rights to T-shirt sales. Brown’s mother Leslie McSpadden reportedly assaulted and robbed grandmother Pearlie Gordon of $1,400.
T-shirts for sale at Michael Brown’s funeral.
A new report released Wednesday detailed the charges filed against Leslie McSpadden, Michael Brown’s mother.
The report says Brown`s grandmother was ‘repeatedly struck in the back of the head’ by an ‘unknown subject’ and ‘knocked to the ground.’
The report adds that Leslie McSpadden ‘then ran up and punched (grandma).’
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FOX 2 reported on the report.
According to the newly released Ferguson police report, several people, including Brown`s paternal grandmother, Pearlie Gordon, were selling ‘Justice for Mike Brown merchandise.’
Then at about 1:20 pm, cars pulled up and 20-30 people ‘jumped out’ and ‘rushed them.’ One of those people was Michael Brown`s Mom, Lesley McSpadden, who is quoted yelling, ‘you can`t sell this s% $&.’
The report says Brown`s grandma was ‘repeatedly struck in the back of the head by an unknown subject’ and ‘knocked to the ground.’ The report adds that McSpadden ‘then ran up and punched (grandma).’
The report also mentions a witness who shot cell phone video of the entire fight, however police report they haven`t been able to convince that witness to hand over the video.
UPDATE: The Smoking Gun has received a copy of the police report.