US: Chicago police hold four over live-streamed attack



    US: Chicago police hold four over live-streamed attack

    Jan.5, Chicago: Four people have been arrested in the US city of Chicago over a video live-streamed on Facebook, in which a bound and gagged man was assaulted.

    The man being assaulted has special needs, police say. His assailants can be heard making derogatory statements against white people and President-elect Donald Trump.

    In one part of the video they use a knife to remove part of his scalp.

    Chicago police have described the video as a "sickening" possible hate crime.

    "It makes you wonder what would make individuals treat somebody like that," Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said in a press conference streamed on Twitter.

    The Oslo Times International News Network

     
     

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