14-year-old charged in Chicago sex assault streamed online

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Getty Images File

Anthony Guglielmi, Chicago's Police Department spokesperson, recently announced that an arrest had been made in the case of the 15-year-old girl who was raped by at least six male individuals and her "performance" live-streamed on Fabook. But the charges against the 14-year-old - aggravated criminal sexual assault, manufacturing of child pornography and dissemination of child pornography - suggest that he shot video or took photographs of the attack, Guglielmi said. He says more arrests are expected.

This is one of several high-profile violent incidents that have been broadcast on Facebook's and Twitter's livestreaming platforms.

A day before the assault took place, the victim had reportedly stayed over with her family in the evening and then went to the church with them the next day.

Johnson immediately walked with the woman into the 10th District police station in the Lawndale neighborhood and called his chief of detectives to gather a team of investigators to respond immediately, Guglielmi said.

Around 40 people were said to have been watching the stream at one point but nobody reported the incident to police.

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The video marks the second time in recent months that Chicago police have investigated an apparent attack that was broadcast live on Facebook. Chicago police will not release the boy's name because he is a minor.

The girl had been dropped off near her home after attending church with her family on 19 March.

The girl's mother said last month that her daughter had received online threats after the attack.

Police superintendent Eddie Johnson was "visibly upset" as he watched the footage, and said he was particularly disturbed by the inaction of those who had witnessed it...

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