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Shocking footage shows Longton teenage gang beat boy with club

Posted on - 29th November, 2018 - 4:54pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Penwortham, Preston News
The boy in the grey sweater attacks another with a club
The boy in the grey sweater attacks another with a club

Police have begun an investigation into a shocking brawl between teenage boys in Longton.

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The video, shot at Longton Memorial Ground, off School Lane, shows boys using golf clubs and other weapons to beat a boy.

Concerned mother, Stacy Dawn-Anne Stevenson Brook, took to social media to share the footage which was passed on by the mother of the victim.

She told Blog Preston: “The boy’s mother is too scared to share the footage herself because she’s worried about repercussions.

“But we want it seen to show what has been going on.

“My own son was attacked the week before. He’s only 11.

“The police are also investigating the attack on him.”

The full video is below and you need to uncover to watch in full, Facebook have ‘covered’ the video due to its violent nature.

A statement from South Ribble Police said: “We’re aware of some mobile phone footage circulating on Facebook which appears to show a number of boys fighting and assaulting another boy in a park in Longton on Saturday, 24 November.

“We wanted to re-assure you that we are actively carrying out enquiries in relation to this and have already arrested a teenage boy from Preston on suspicion of a public order offence.”

Read more: See the latest news headlines from across Preston and South Ribble

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting log reference 20181124-0768 or e-mail 5715@lancashire.pnn.police.uk or 638@lancashire.pnn.police.uk

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