Witness to Md. beating praised for trying to help

In this Monday, April 25, 2011 photo released by the Baltimore County Police, Teonna Monae Brown is shown. Brown, 18, faces assault charges in connection to an attack against a transgender woman that was caught on video took place. The video posted online shows a woman being beaten and then apparently having a seizure. Baltimore County police say a 14-year-old girl has been charged as a juvenile as well as Brown facing charges as an adult. (AP Photo/ Baltimore County Police)

April 26, 2011 7:13:16 AM PDT
A witness who tried to help a transgender woman who was being beaten at a McDonald's in Maryland said she was overwhelmed by the response from people who have praised her for intervening.