Girl, 11, kicked and punched by another girl in park 'attack'

Horrific moment 11-year-old is kicked and punched by another girl in park ‘attack’ as others watch and laugh

  • Shocking footage was filmed in a park on August 4 in Bransholme, Hull
  • The victim was punched and kicked while others watched and laughed
  • Footage was shared on social media and police are appealing for witnesses

Shocking footage has emerged of an 11-year-old girl being thumped and kicked by another girl while others stand around them laughing.

The young girl was allegedly assaulted on Tuesday afternoon at Noddle Hill Way park in Bransholme, Hull.

The mother of the girl, who does not want to be named, said her daughter rang her father ‘sobbing’, saying that she had been attacked, Hull Live reported.

An 11-year-old girl was punched and kicked by another girl in an alleged ‘attack’ at a Noddle Hill Way park in Bransholme, Hull, on Tuesday afternoon

The footage, filmed by a bystander, was later shared on social media.

During the incident people can be heard telling the girl to ‘hit’ the 11-year-old, who then falls to the ground and covers her head.

The victim remains on the floor as the other girl continues to punch her on the back.

One person is heard asking: ‘Is she really crying?’, before another voice says ‘get lost’ and laughter can be heard in the background.

The 11-year-old’s mother, who has seen the video, says she believes the other girl in the video was meant to be her daughter’s friend.

She believes her daughter was attacked multiple times by different people.

She has reported the incident to Humberside Police, who said that enquiries are underway. 

The mother told Hull Live: ‘We got a phone call off my 11-year-old sobbing that she has been attacked by multiple people – as this was only one of the videos, I can’t get get hold of any more of the videos.

Footage of the shocking incident, which was later shared on social media, shows the 11-year-old being punched on the back while others stand watching and can be heard laughing 

The girl’s mother said her daughter had rung her father ‘sobbing’, saying that she had been ‘attacked’ in the park

‘So her dad went to get her. I got sent one video and asked on Facebook if anyone knew who it was.

‘The girl who did it was suppose to be her friend. Then she got attacked after this video and before this video by different people in this group.’ 

The mother said she was shocked to discover that a ‘friend’ did this to her daughter and decided to contact the other girl’s mother.

She added: ‘She replied with, “My daughter wanted a fight.” Then blocked me.’

Parents of some of the other children brought their daughters to the victim’s house to apologise, the mother added.

She also said that her daughter was messaged and ‘tormented’ about the incident, adding that while her daughter is ‘no angel’, she did not deserve to be ‘set upon’.

Humberside Police said enquiries into the incident are ongoing and they are asking anyone who witnessed the August 4 incident to get in touch by calling 101

The girl’s mother said she was shocked to discover the other girl was meant to be her daughter’s friend. She contacted the girl’s mother, who said:  ‘My daughter wanted a fight’

Humberside Police said they are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident on August 4 to get in touch.

A spokeswoman said: ‘The assault took place on Noddle Hill Way at around 3.30pm when the 11-year-old was approached by a group of children.

‘A girl from the group, who is believed to be known to the victim, then reportedly assaulted the 11-year-old.

‘We are appealing to anyone that witnessed the incident or has information that may help our enquiries to call our non-emergency 101 line quoting crime reference 16/81694/20.’

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