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Woman Dubbed 'Pool Patrol Paula' Allegedly Assaulted Black Teen at Pool, Fired by Rodan + Fields

She allegedly hit a 15-year-old boy in the face and chest during an encounter at a pool on June 24

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    Woman Dubbed 'Pool Patrol Paula' Allegedly Assaulted Black Teen at Pool, Fired by Rodan + Fields
    Dorchester County Sheriff's Office
    Stephanie Sebby-Strempel allegedly assaulted a 15-year-old black teen at a South Carolina pool last month. She was fired by the skincare brand Rodan+ Fields, for whom she was a contractor, following the incident.

    A woman dubbed "Pool Patrol Paula" by the internet has been fired by the skin care company Rodan + Fields after she allegedly assaulted a black teenager at a pool and told him he didn't belong there, NBC News reported

    Authorities say Stephanie Sebby-Strempel, a white, South Carolina woman, was charged with third-degree assault after hitting a 15-year-old boy in the face and chest during an encounter at a pool on June 24 in Summerville, South Carolina, according to a Dorchester County Sheriff's Office incident report.

    She was also charged with resisting arrest after allegedly biting a sheriff's detective and pushing another into a wall when they tried to arrest her. The report, citing the unidentified teen, alleges that Sebby-Strempel called the boy "a punk," used "racial slurs" and said he didn't belong at the community pool — even though he had been invited there by a family friend who lives in the neighborhood. 

    Efforts to reach Sebby-Strempel on Sunday were not successful.

    Colorado Man Charged With Five Counts of Murder in Deaths of Wife and Daughters

    [NATL] Colorado Man Charged With Five Counts of Murder in Deaths of Wife and Daughters

    Christopher Lee Watts was charged with five counts of murder Monday for the deaths of his wife Shanann Watts and their two daughters Bella and Celeste. Watts had initially pleaded publicly that his wife and daughters had gone missing. Their bodies were discovered on the property of the oil and natural gas company Watts worked for. The D.A. said that it's "too early" to discuss whether prosecutors would seek the death penalty.

    (Published Monday, Aug. 20, 2018)

    The incident comes on the heels of another situation in which a white woman was captured on video in California calling police on an eight-year-old black girl for selling water without a permit.