According to police, three Texas women were detained on Thursday for allegedly assaulting an Upper West Side hostess after she demanded evidence of vaccination.
The incident occurred days after the city implemented an executive order requiring businesses to confirm COVID-19 vaccines before allowing patrons to dine indoors.
Shortly before 5 p.m., a brawl broke out inside Carmine’s Italian Restaurant. According to police, the trio of ladies attacked the 24-year-old hostess outside the family-style red sauce establishment after a “verbal altercation over-vaccination cards,”
Similarly, according to Andrew Rigie, executive director of the NYC Hospitality Alliance, this is believed to be the first physical assault on restaurant work due to the new instructions.
Who Is Tyonnie Keshay Rankin? Is She Arrested For Carmines Assault?
Tyonnie Keshay is originally from Humble, Texas.
All three women were charged with misdemeanor assault and criminal mischief. Tyonnie Keshay Rankin happens to be one of them, along with Kaeita Nkeenge Rankin and Sally Rechelle Lewis.
Tyonnie Keshay and the other two have been taken into custody for attacking the waitress, who was only 24 years old since September 17, 2021, on Friday.
According to investigators, the hostess received cuts and bruises to her face, jaw, and back. In addition, a video on the assault was circulated throughout the media and is even one of the prime pieces of evidence.
The video was also revealed at the NBC New York of the incident.
Here is the video that was captured.
Carmine’s on the UWS says a hostess was assaulted after asking a group for proof of Covid vaccine to eat inside. “It’s a shocking and tragic situation when one of our valued employees is assaulted for doing their job – as required by city policies…” @NBCNewYork after football. pic.twitter.com/xrqZoNm74R
— Adam Harding (@HardingReports) September 17, 2021
Carmine’s, the restaurant, issued a statement saying, “It’s a sad and tragic circumstance when one of our valued employees gets assaulted for performing their job — as required by city rules — and trying to make a living.”
Tyonnie Keshay Rankin Age And Family Details
Tyonnie Keshay Rankin is only 21 years old. Similarly, Kaeita Nkeenga Rankin’s mother is 44 years old, and Sally Rechelle Lewis is 49 years old.
As for her parents, her mother herself, Kaeita Nkeenga Rankin, was present and with her during the horrific incident.
— New York Post (@nypost) September 17, 2021
Likewise, we are yet to learn about Tyonnie’s father’s whereabouts.
Tyonnie Keshay Rankin Nationality And Facebook Photo
Tyonnie Keshay belongs to an American Nationality.
So far, as she is an average citizen, we are yet to investigate her details. Likewise, the police officials take the case under investigation, keeping all the information private so far.
As for now, all Tyonnie’s information on the Social media has been kept private or deactivated. There are no pieces of evidence on her Facebook.
However, the real news has rocked the social media, the incident being horrifically shared all over the media.