Girl beat by group of teenagers in Benton Harbor

Posted at 5:47 PM, Jan 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-06 17:47:04-05

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety are looking for those involved in the attack of a teenage girl Tuesday afternoon.

It happened south on Lavette Street at around 3 PM. Police are saying that a 14-year-old girl was assaulted by six other teenage girls, all within 14-15 years of age.

The girl was treated at Lakeland ER for cuts and lacerations to her arms, face, and sprained neck muscle.

Police say that a witness recorded a video and temporarily posted it onto Facebook. Investigators are using the video to contact witnesses and suspects.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety at 269.927.8414.