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

Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson talks with reporters about charging the first of several juvenile offenders from the March 19 criminal sexual assault incident broadcast on Facebook during a press conference Sunday at the City of Ch

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

Information about her being raped during that time period did not surface until screenshots of the video began circulating. Reports state that the girl had gone missing between the dates March 19 and 21.

Cops say at least 40 people were watching the live stream, but no one reported it. Eddie Johnson said Sunday. "They've humiliated themselves, they've humiliated their families, and now they're going to be held accountable for what they did".

This case gained national attention last month when the girl's mother begged the police chief to help find her missing 15-year-old daughter. Guglielmi stated on Friday that relocation services were offered by the Cook County State's Attorney's Office and that the girl and her family were now in a "safe place". More arrests are expected as the investigation continues.

The video of the attack, which has been removed from Facebook, received dozens of views but no one called police, Johnson said.

Police are searching for the other attackers who were seen in the video.

Social media-obsessed criminals are often taking self-incrimination to a new level in the live-streaming age.

"She's just having such a hard time even communicating what occurred to her", Cmdr.

A 14-year-old boy charged in the sexual assault of a Chicago teenager that was streamed live on Facebook is scheduled to appear in juvenile court. Johnson praised her for her courage in working with police. On the following Tuesday, Anthony Guglielmi, a Chicago Police Department spokesman, announced she had been found by Ogden District officers and reunited with her mother. According to police, a day later, the girl's mother approached Johnson as he was leaving a news conference and showed him screen grabs of the attack. Police did not release the teen suspect's name.

"In January, four people were charged with a hate crimes in the kidnapping and torturing of a mentally disabled suburban man on Facebook Live".

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