Disabled girl jumped in chicago
By Joshua Rhett Miller. July 24, am Updated July 24, pm. A mentally disabled girl was ruthlessly beaten by a group of teens in Chicago as bystanders cruelly laughed and recorded the assault, disturbing video shows. A second clip posted to social media on Monday shows the girl, 15, walking with a group of several other girls and at least one boy when one of the girls suddenly punches her from behind. A witness who was already recording the teens walking then immediately starts laughing as the other girls — as many as five at one point — join the unprovoked attack. The graphic footage, which has been viewed more than 5.SEE VIDEO BY TOPIC: Video shows teens attacking 15-year-old with disabilities in Chicago
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Disturbing video shows girls jumping, beating 15-year-old in Chicago
Three teen girls now face charges in a story we first brought you Tuesday night. The girls face charges that they beat another girl, who has special needs. A year-old girl charged in an attack on a young teen with special needs turned herself in to police this week after receiving multiple threats when video of the beating went viral on social media, prosecutors said in court.
Appearing in court with her mother, the teen suspect was ordered released on electric monitoring, where she will only be allowed to go to school, church and doctors appointments. The judge also ordered that no friends be allowed to visit her at home and a restraining order was issued, preventing her from contacting the victim or speaking with other suspects involved in the attack.
Prosecutors said the teen was one of several people who beat a year-old girl with special needs in the block of South Hermitage on July The girl was able to escape the attack by running away from the group.
The year-old suspect, now facing charges of felony aggravated battery and misdemeanor battery, was seen in viral video footage striking the victim, prosecutors said. She called police and identified herself as one of the people seen in the footage and turned herself in alongside a parent in fear for her safety, according to officials. She is one of four teen girls arrested in what police described as an "upsetting assault.
Police said they are working to identify others seen in the footage and the person who filmed the attack. They added additional charges are also possible as the investigation remains ongoing. Eddie Johnson said during a news conference Thursday afternoon. The video that went viral on social media this week showed the young girl being beaten by a large group. Community activist Stringer Harris, who has been working with the family in wake of the incident, said the girl's friends attacked her, allegedly because she did not want to participate in sexual acts and to keep her from reporting it to police.
Police added the group was teaching the teen how to make gang signs before the attack, but authorities do not believe it was a gang initiation. Police confirmed the Special Victims Unit is investigating a possible sexual assault in connection with the case. They also said the Department of Children and Family Services has been contacted. Police also declined to comment on the matter Thursday saying they were "not prepared to talk about that at this time.
The teen disappeared at some point and a missing person report was filed before the video was posted to social media. She was found by a "vigilant citizen" Tuesday and taken to Comer Children's Hospital, where she was listed in good condition.
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Gang of bullies beat up sobbing disabled girl, 15
Three Chicago girls were arrested on suspicion of being part of a teen mob that brutally beat a special needs girl in what police described as a "beyond disturbing" attack that was video recorded and posted on social media. The year-old victim, who has a mental disability and had been reported missing by her father, thought the alleged attackers -- ages 13, 14 and 15 -- were her friends, Chicago police said during a news conference on Thursday. Johnson said that two of the juvenile suspects were arrested Wednesday and charged with felony aggravated assault, and the third was arrested on a charge of mob action. Their names were not released because they are minors. The victim was reported missing on July 18 by her father, according to Lt.
Chicago police said in a statement Thursday night that the year-old was taken into custody and is charged as a juvenile with aggravated battery. Police earlier Thursday announced that three girls ages 13, 14 and 15 were charged as juveniles, two of them with aggravated battery and one with mob action. In the video, the girl waves her arms as she tries to fend off her attackers. The video was posted by someone who described herself in the caption as a friend of the girl, who she said has a "mental disability. Outrage over viral video: 3 teens arrested in beating of girl with disabilities.
4 charged in attack on girl, 15, with special needs in Chicago
Three girls have been arrested in connection with an attack on a year-old girl with special needs in Chicago, police said Thursday. Chicago police discuss the attack on a year-old girl that was captured on video and posted on social media. Full Story. Free educational resources for kids stuck at home. Get the latest on the novel coronavirus pandemic here. Local News. Weather Traffic U.
3 girls arrested after attack on girl with special needs in Chicago captured on video
Three teen girls now face charges in a story we first brought you Tuesday night. The girls face charges that they beat another girl, who has special needs. A year-old girl charged in an attack on a young teen with special needs turned herself in to police this week after receiving multiple threats when video of the beating went viral on social media, prosecutors said in court. Appearing in court with her mother, the teen suspect was ordered released on electric monitoring, where she will only be allowed to go to school, church and doctors appointments.
Chicago police held a press conference saying three teenage girls have been charged Thursday in connection with the beating of a year-old special needs girl, which was recorded on video that went viral, police said. Chicago Police Lt. The girls are 13, 14 and 15, and they were charged as juveniles.
Illinois teens charged with beating special-needs girl in viral video, police say
This is the shocking moment a group of bullies beat up a sobbing year-old girl with special needs. A friend of the victimized girl, identified as Janise Harris, shared the appalling video in a tweet that has been viewed more than five million times. Five girls can be seen ganging up on the disabled teen, who had reportedly asked the group for directions to the closest Red Line train station in Chicago, Illinois.
But when Harris saw the video that went viral this week, she thought of the sweet and easygoing girl who probably trusts people too much. Harris, joined by several relatives, spoke hours after Chicago police announced charges against three of the girls. Two of them, 13 and 14, were charged with aggravated battery. The third, 15 years old, was charged with mob action. Late Thursday, police announced charges against a fourth girl, 15, who was charged with aggravated battery in a public place. She was to have a court appearance Friday.
After outrage over viral video, 4th teen arrested in beating of girl with disabilities
Gang of teens beat up mentally disabled girl in disturbing video