Appeal after 'vicious assault' on child filmed on mobile phone

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A 13-year-old girl was the victim of a vicious gang assault - which was filmed.

The shocking attack happened at Buttercrane Quay in Newry yesterday.

Buttercrane Quay, Newry.

Buttercrane Quay, Newry.

A post on PSNI Newry and Mourne last night asked: "What were your kids doing around 4pm yesterday?

"A 13 year old girl was the victim of a vicious assault at Buttercrane Quay which was filmed by a member of the group of young people involved."

They ask for anyone who saw this - or know anything about it - to contact police.

Phone 101 quote ref 1142 040219