Women injured in Thanksgiving assault, no arrests made
MISHAWAKA, Ind.-- Thanksgiving day is supposed to be a day full of family and fun but in the case of one Mishawaka family, their holiday ended with assault and a visit to the hospital.
"It won't go out of our heads, it won't," said Rhonda Reinhold as she remembers the night.
A home security camera caught the moment Ivy and Rhonda arrived at their family members home to drop off Thanksgiving leftovers.
That's when they said two strangers walked up to their car and assaulted them.
“She just came up to me and yelled this is my car, this is my car,” said Ivy Valentiny who was in town to celebrate the holidays with her family.
In the video above, you can see the male suspect hit 60-year-old Rhonda Reinhold from the passenger side window.
The second suspect then hits Ivy, knocking the food out of her hands and allegedly hitting her repeatedly 10 to 15 times.
“I was just worried that he would kill her so I just did all I could to take all the hits so he wouldn’t hit her again,” said Ivy.
Her grandmother Rhonda said, “I just saw every punch that he was giving her, she saved me. I couldn’t help her.”
About 30 minutes before the victims arrived, the same camera captures the suspects stopped in the middle of the road trying to get the attention of passing cars.
According to the victims, the two suspects in the video are allegedly Skylar Kimble, and Paige Magiera, who Ivy says she attended Mishawaka High School with.
Kimble has previous charged of assault and experience in Mixed Martial Arts.
His experience in MMA fighting could potentially raise and assault charge to assault with a deadly weapon-- his hands.
“Why would he throw the food and why would he punch me? All that happened and it was senseless. We don’t even know these people and he’s there beating us up,” said Rhonda.
As of now, no arrests have been made.
“I would hate for anyone else to have to feel the way we feel because of their actions, for no reason,” said Ivy.