Police arrest three over videoed attack on teenage girl
PUBLISHED: 10:10 22 July 2015
Group shared sickening footage on social media
POLICE have arrested three teenagers after a teenage girl was assaulted and the attack videoed.
The 15-year-old suffered a black eye in the assault, a film of which has been posted on social media.
The attack happened in Hesketh Park on Saturday, July 11, between 5pm and 6pm. The film shows the teenager being punched and kicked to the floor and her hair being grabbed.
The teenager’s furious mother then posted a video of the attack on her Facebook page.
Officers arrested two 16-year-old girls on suspicion of assault, and a 15-year-old on suspicion of aiding and abetting an assault, earlier this afternoon.
They are in custody awaiting interview.
Anyone with information should call 101 or Crimestoppers free and anonymously on 0800 555 111.