Saturday, February 23, 2013

Police Arrest 3rd Teen In Connection With Child Fight In Bronx Park Posted On YouTube


Police have charged another 14-year-old girl in connection with a fight between a 6 and a 7-year-old posted on YouTube.   The NYPD had charged a 14 and 15-year-old girl earlier in the day.  (Image: gothamist)

The disturbing violence occurred in Poe Park just north of Fordham Road in the Bronx. An older teen allegedly offered up her 6-year-old sister to settle a score involving  another sister who had been been bumped by another girl while reaching for candy in a previous incident in the park in January. 


By Geoffrey Croft

Late last night police arrested a 3rd teen, a 14-year-old,  in connection to the disturbing fight between to young children in a Bronx park that was posted on YouTube.

This is the second 14-year-old arrested over the incident.

All three girls have been charged with Endangering The Welfare of a Child.  

The heartbreaking footage shows the two little girls fighting in Edgar Allan Poe Park in the Fordham section of the Bronx. The incident has been widely reported after first being covered by gothamist   

The video is believed to have first surfaced on one of the 14-year-old girl's Facebook page. 

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