The Adelaide teenager who made headlines after a video of her alleged assault on McDonald’s employees went viral has confronted court docket for the primary time.
Mia Miller, 18, of Port Noarlunga appeared in Adelaide Magistrates Court docket on Thursday, charged with assault, prohibited acts with bodily fluency and disorderly behaviour.
On October 9, simply over every week after her 18th birthday, Ms Miller allegedly assaulted two Macca staff at a Hindley Avenue restaurant.
Footage of the altercation has been considered hundreds of instances and reveals Ms Miller allegedly yelling at two alleged victims, earlier than throwing them drinks.
He additionally allegedly punched a employees member within the head earlier than spitting on each staff.
On Thursday, Ms. Miller was quiet and sober, leaving the courthouse together with her head bowed to keep away from the media.
In October, Ms. Miller took to social media to apologize for her actions to “all staff who could have been influenced by my selections.”
“I acknowledge my necessary half on this problem and absolutely apologize personally, nevertheless I consider nobody on this scenario was proper.”
Ms Miller is among the first South Australians to be charged beneath more durable new legal guidelines designed to dissuade individuals from violently attacking retail staff.
The brand new rules might see offenders who interact in abusive habits in direction of retail staff as much as seven years, greater than double the earlier sentence.
In an unique interview with 7NEWS, Ms. Miller stated she was “sincerely very, very sorry” for her actions.
“I’m disgusted by my habits; like, that is disgusting. It isn’t ladylike in any respect, it is wild.
“It is simply scary; I am apprehensive I may be locked up… I do not suppose I am match for jail, you understand what I imply?” stated Ms. Miller.
Ms Miller will seem in court docket once more in February subsequent yr.
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