Mother and father reacted with outrage to a video exhibiting two faculty bullies attacking a a lot smaller youngster, and breaking his glasses (Photos: ABC4)
Disturbing video footage captured the second two faculty bullies attacked a a lot smaller youngster carrying a ‘Free Hugs’ hoodie and broke his glasses. The clip, shot at Skyridge Excessive School in Lehi, Utah, reveals one bully method the sufferer, who’s standing on a skateboard exterior the varsity constructing.
Moments later, a second bully sucker punches the boy from the aspect, sending his glasses flying from his head. The primary bully then smacks the sufferer too, sending him staggering right into a brick wall, whereas additionally shouting abuse, slapping him as soon as extra, and strolling off.
The bullies and their sufferer’s face have all been blurred due to their ages.
Mother and father reacted with fury when the video, which was filmed on October 23, was uploaded to Instagram, full with laughing emojis. One one that commented on the clip on-line branded it ‘sickening’, whereas one other known as it ‘disgusting.’
Hannah Monson, a junior at Skyridge Excessive, stated: ‘It simply makes me really feel gross that any individual would put up that on-line like as a joke. It’s simply so unhappy.’
Monson’s boyfriend’s mom Sandee Smith was additionally appalled by the clip, telling ABC4: ‘Why on Earth? Oh that simply makes me simply sick to my abdomen…It’s simply horrifying.
‘There’s simply no excuse for it. I can’t think about that youngsters would deal with each other that means. So I really feel sick about it.’
After the video appeared on-line, some locals claimed the bullies had been punished with a at some point suspension.
College principal Dr Joel Perkins despatched out letter implying the punishment was extra extreme, however refused to touch upon precisely how the bullies had been disciplined.
He additionally refuted claims the boy who was bullied has particular wants.
Dr Perkins added: ‘My coronary heart hurts once I watch this video. Violence in any type is totally unacceptable. We should do higher.’
Lehi Police Division had been additionally known as to research the clip. They stated that motion was taken towards the bullies, and that the case has now been closed.
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