UPDATE (4/7/2022 1:19 p.m.):

Jarred Jones

WESTON, W.Va. — Another individual has been charged in an attack of a woman behind the Weston Shop’n Save.

According to a criminal complaint filed by the Weston Police Department, Jarred Jones, 27, of Weston, was one of the four individuals who assaulted a women on March 23.

Jones has been charged with malicious assault. He is being held in Central Regional Jail on $10,000 bond.


ORIGINAL (3/28/2022 2:53 p.m.):

WESTON, W.Va. — A woman has been charged after she and three other individuals attacked a woman behind a grocery store in Weston.

Gayle Lowther

On March 23, officers with the Weston Police Department were informed of an altercation taking place at the Shop’n Save in Weston, according to a criminal complaint.

On that date, a woman was behind the building when another individual “punched [her] in the face and then dragged her to the ground,” officers said.

While on the ground, the victim was kicked in the ribs and then “stomped in the head” by Gayle Lowther, 45, of Weston, and three other individuals. Video of the incident shows the assault, as well as one of the individuals “waiting for [the victim] to appear prior to the incident,” according to the complaint.

Lowther has been charged with malicious assault. She is being held in Central Regional Jail on $2,000 bond.