Police investigate shocking footage showing a gang of schoolgirls viciously punching and kicking another ‘traumatised’ girl in the head as their friends laugh and watch on
- Police are investigating after a gang of schoolgirls viciously kicked another girl
- Footage shows the victim being pulled to the ground and having her hair pulled
- Loud screaming and laughing can be heard during the attack in Aveley, Essex
Police are investigating shocking footage showing a schoolgirl being viciously kicked in the head and dragged across the floor by at least four other girls.
In disturbing footage, which was taken in Aveley, Essex, the victim is also kicked in the head and has her hair pulled.
A friend of the victim’s family uploaded the footage to Twitter last night in an attempt to find the attackers.
Essex police have said they are aware of the video, which was reported to them yesterday.
Police are investigating shocking footage that shows a schoolgirl being viciously kicked in the head and dragged across the floor by at least four other girls
Filmed in Aveley, Essex, the disturbing footage was shared on social media by a family friend in an attempt to find the attackers
In the footage, a small girl in a grey top can be seen standing opposite a girl wearing all black. She starts to slap her in the face and punch her in the stomach.
The girl in black then walks away from her attacker appearing to try and get away from the situation.
However, three girls surround her before one of them lunges at her and soon three girls are punching the victim repeatedly.
Another girl then soon arrives on the scene to join in on the attack as the helpless girl is dragged to the ground.
The video then shows the girl being kicked whilst lying on the ground, including on the head.
She then sits up as the other girls continue to slap her on the head.
One of them is seen pulling her hair as ‘someone punch her in the face’ can be heard before the clip ends.
In the footage, a small girl in a grey top can be seen standing opposite a girl wearing all black. She begins to slap her in the face and punch her in the stomach. As the girl tries to walk away she is surrounded by other girls who start attacking her
Essex Police said on Twitter: ‘We’re aware of a video which appears to show an assault on a girl in. It was reported on June 6. Officers will progress the investigation today. We thank you for sharing your concerns.’
Posting the video to Twitter, the family friend said: ‘Please share and find these girls as they are a disgrace!
‘By the way this is my friend’s niece and she is traumatised by this!’
The clip has been watched more than 134,000 times online.
Former Wales striker, John Hartson, commented on the post saying: ‘They would only do this once.’
Essex Police said on Twitter: ‘We’re aware of a video which appears to show an assault on a girl in.
‘It was reported on June 6. Officers will progress the investigation today.
‘We thank members of the public for sharing their concerns with us.’
Essex police have said they are investigating the attack filmed in Aveley yesterday (Pictured)