Juvenile Arrested For Aggravated Assault; Video Of Brutal Attack Posted On Facebook

Saturday, February 3, 2018
Chattanooga Police have arrested a suspect in an aggravated assault that was reported and posted on social media on Monday.
 
Police were called to a local hospital regarding a woman who arrived suffering from significant bodily harm that appeared to be caused by another person.
 
The victim stated to police the assault occurred at approximately 7:30 p.
m.
 on Monday at a residence in the 200 block of Water Street.
 
CPD officers recovered a Facebook video which captured the assault and a suspect was identified. The video shows the suspect repeatedly kicking and stomping the victim's head and neck area.
 
On Friday, CPD officers located and arrested the suspect, who is a juvenile. Investigators determined the assault is gang related.
 
Members of the Violent Crimes Bureau continue to actively investigate this incident. Additional charges could be added as the investigation proceeds. 
 
Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525


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