After learning the truth about the attack on Nicola King and identifying the perpetrators, Naomi Walters of Emmerdale is faced with a difficult choice.
When Nicola was bleeding on the floor, the mystery girl checked on her, and she eventually admitted to being present and taking part in the attack.
The newcomer, who revealed she knew one of the girls involved, however, denied using violence and said that she, too, had received threats as a result of the incident.
In the ITV soap opera’s episode airing on Thursday, Nicola encountered Naomi and knew she had known her previously.
Nicola started having flashbacks of her attack, and when she recognized Naomi’s shoes and voice, she panicked and started crying.
Naomi was observed packing her luggage and preparing to flee after disputing Nicola’s allegations; however, the police arrived and stopped her.
Naomi continued to deny it but refused to comply, which led to her being detained since Nicola insisted that Naomi was there on that particular day.
Charles was upset with Nicola and her husband Jimmy after she was released, accusing them of being racist for calling the police.
He was embarrassed, though, when his daughter confessed after he had pledged to fight the couple once more.
She begged him to stop and then exclaimed: “I was present. I had been there that day.”
In the most recent episode, Naomi was frightened when her father revealed to Ethan and Nicola that she had made a confession.
Naomi acknowledged that she was there at the scene but that she did not attack Nicola, though she did witness the assault, while Charles pleaded with her to tell him what truly happened.
When one of the attackers, Naomi’s friend Saskia, threatened her, she allegedly said she was too afraid to confront the females or denounce them.
“I went for a drink with a flatmate, Saskia,” she said to Charles. This girl, Saskia’s friend, was turning 18 and there was a small celebration. Everyone was just looking to have fun. It felt fantastic to blend in. We had more beers than we should have since these boys kept buying us drinks.
Before I realized what was happening, it all started in the parking lot as we were on our way to the next bar.
Naomi claimed that because she couldn’t intervene to stop the girls “”I froze,” the author continues, “and then I went up to her and apologized. I desired to assist her. I fled out of fear.”
“Saskia intimidated me and the other girls,” she said, “and they told us to keep quiet.”
Naomi responded to Charles’ assertion that she had a duty to Nicola to seek justice for her: “Do you want me to experience what she did? It’s about time you took action because you haven’t done anything for me thus far.”
When Naomi refused to tell the police what she knew, Charles gave her a stern warning, threatening to cut off all contact with her unless she assisted Nicola in obtaining justice.
Naomi was devastated as Ethan left, but would she follow the right path and let the females pay for their misdeed?