The Independence Police Department is attempting to identify suspects in reference to an assault that occurred on Sunday, June 26 at 2:51 p.m. at the Wendy’s on US 40 Highway.
Heather Salcedo, the victim’s mother, told 41 Action News her pregnant 19-year-old daughter was dragged out of the Wendy’s drive-thru window and assaulted.
Salcedo said after her daughter gave the customers their food, one of them got out of their car and came to the window.
"She opened the window to ask her, 'Can I help you?' She said, 'You didn't give us any f'n straws,'" Salcedo explained.
Salcedo said moments later the customers dragged her daughter from the window out to the parking lot.
Independence police said upon further investigation and review of surveillance footage, the victim was initially grabbed and then climbed out of the window herself during the altercation.
Independence police said the suspect vehicle was described as a purple colored Dodge Charger. The suspects are described as two black females. No additional suspect information is available at this time.
Independence police ask anyone with information to the identity of the pictured suspects or vehicle to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477 or IPD tips at 816-325-7777.
According to Salcedo, her daughter and her unborn baby are expected to make a full recovery.
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