Published March 13, 2013
A Pennsylvania woman is accused of forcing her daughter, 12, to fight another girl and ordering bystanders to stay away when they tried to help, MyFoxPhilly.com reported.
Police say Michele Davenport, 45, claimed her daughter was bullied by the other girl and wanted her to stand up for herself.
The incident was recorded on a cellphone, and Davenport is apparently heard saying, "Get her down now," among other words of encouragement to her daughter.
The other girl, 12, sustained a concussion from the fight and was taken to the hospital, police say.
Davenport and her daughter were both charged with assault, MyFoxPhilly.com reported.