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Friday, September 29

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Police are investigating an assault and robbery caught on tape of a teenage boy by seven other teens outside Ward Elementary in Bridgeport. The video was originally posted by one of the assailants, and is now mirrored elsewhere. [via]

Warning: This video is obviously violent and also includes strong language. Not safe for work. A backup copy can be found here.


Via the Reddit thread linked in the [via] above, here's video of the victim escaping:

One of the suspects has allegedly been arrested. Meanwhile, a friend of the assailants has posted videos explaining that the beating occurred as retribution for a prior fight in which 20 guys beat up two of the assailants.


Teenager Dave from WTFProduktionz is following the story and posting updates as well.

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