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Police investigate attack on teenage girls that was filmed and shared on Facebook

The film shows a teenager hitting the girls and forcing them to get on their knees and grovel.
Jul 14th 2015, 8:27 AM 30,123 17

POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING an attack on two girls by another teenager in which they were hit and forced to get on their knees and grovel to one of her friends.

The incident which occurred in the West Midlands in the UK was filmed and uploaded on Facebook.

It shows the two girls being threatened, screamed at and forced to the ground by one girl.

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The girls are then forced to grovel in a humiliating apology to another girl.

One of the girls handbag is then emptied and thrown on to the main road.

The video shows a number of other teenagers present, who are all seen chatting and laughing.

It’s had over 6 million views on Facebook and has been widely shared on social media.

West Midlands Police issued a statement yesterday to say they were aware of the video circulating on the social media.

The offence was reported to us on Saturday night and detectives have been following several lines of enquiry to trace those responsible.The unprovoked attack against the girls, both aged 14, happened at around 10pm on Saturday (11 July) in Hilary Grove.
The violence shown against these two girls is completely unacceptable and our investigation is progressing quickly. This kind of mindless attack will not be tolerated in Birmingham and those involved will be brought to justice.

They urged anyone with information to call DS Dean Gordon on 101 or contact, Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

They also thanked everyone who had contacted police to make them aware of the incident.

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