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14-Year-Old Molested by Lady on Flight from Kentucky to South Carolina; Passengers and Mother Intervene to Save the Girl

14-Year-Old Molested by Lady on Flight from Kentucky to South Carolina; Passengers and Mother Intervene to Save the Girl

Columbia, SC: A woman on a Breeze Airways aircraft was stopped by multiple passengers, including the mother of a 14-year-old, after she began touching the little girl’s head and leg.

Susan Holliday allegedly touched the teenager and placed the child’s hand on her chest during a flight from Louisville, Kentucky, to Charleston, South Carolina on May 14.

Holliday, aged 61, from Hardeeville, South Carolina, admitted guilt on March 4 for committing a simple assault on a juvenile while on an airplane, according to court documents.

She is represented by Charles Condon, a former attorney general of South Carolina, who did not promptly reply to a request for comment from McClatchy News on March 5.

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Holliday is said to have assaulted the 14-year-old while intoxicated after consuming alcohol, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Carolina as stated in a news release on March 5.

Holliday’s actions disrupted the aircraft, prompting the girl’s mother and other passengers to intervene, according to prosecutors.

Holliday was relocated to a different seat and accompanied by a flight attendant until the plane arrived in Charleston, as reported by the attorney’s office. Holliday was granted release on March 4 on a $25,000 unsecured bail, according to court documents.

As per the conditions of her release, she is required to hand over her passport, refrain from obtaining a new one, and abstain from consuming alcohol.

Holliday may potentially receive a maximum sentence of one year in federal prison and a fine of up to $100,000, according to prosecutors.

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The sentencing will occur once U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel has received and reviewed a sentencing report from the U.S. Probation Office, as stated by the attorney’s office. The specific date of her sentencing was not provided.

The matter was investigated by the FBI’s Columbia Field Office, as stated by the attorney’s office.

According to the organization, the FBI investigates incidents of sexual misconduct, assaults, interference with flight crew members, and thefts that occur aboard an airline.

Hardeeville is located around 22 miles to the northwest of Hilton Head Island.

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