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Pictured: Woman who begged not to be named for beating pensioner at bus stop

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Woman begs not to be named: Cori Glencross was seen beating the elderly woman

Cori Glencross was seen beating the elderly woman (Pictures: Facebook)

Cori Glencross was filmed by a friend beating a pensioner to the ground before pleading with judges to keep her identity a secret, fearing her own safety.

The 23-year-old begged with Magistrates to impose an anonymity order on her trial to keep her case out of the public eye.

Glencross lawyer Shelley Buchecker said there were multiple Facebook posts showing her client could be in danger following the savage beating.

Goolang Magistrates Court, in Victoria, Australia, threw out the application under the presumption of open justice.

It was ruled she would have to live with demeaning and humiliating posts on social media after finding no evidence of threat among the messages.

Open justice is based on the fundamental principle that the actions of the courts should be transparent to the public.

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Glencross was told public interest outweighed individual reputations (Picture: Facebook)

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Glencross beating the pensioner (Picture: Facebook)

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And throwing her to the floor (Picture: Facebook)

Magistrate McGarvie said Glencross had been charged with shop theft and committing indictable offences while on bail between November 2018 and March this year.

But the most sickening moment was her attack on an elderly woman, the

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