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This is the moment a school girl and her pals repeatedly kick a 10-year-old lad and stamp on his head before kicking him in the groin after he reportedly claimed on social media that they were dating.
In an interview with Central European News (CEN), the boy’s mum says he has been left “severely traumatised” by the incident.
The video was filmed by one of the alleged bullies in the town of Cugir in the central Romanian county of Alba and shared on social media where it was later forwarded to the boy’s shocked mother Adriana Metea.
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Adriana reposted the video with the message: “It has been several hours since I received this video and I still cannot watch it to the end. That is my son Robert there, being humiliated and brutally beaten by those… I cannot even find the word for them.
“I spent a lot of time thinking about what to do, and after I started legal action I decided to post the video here.”
In an exclusive interview for CEN, Metea said: “My son is okay now, physically speaking. Emotionally, he has been severely traumatised and I don’t think it will pass anytime soon.
“We have begun legal steps. Robert was checked by doctors and a psychologist and we have a medical report to confirm the trauma he has suffered. He is still having therapy.
“I spoke with the mother of the girl seen in the video and they asked me to delete the video from social media and withdraw my complaint.
“I did not detect any sign of regret on her face. I do not forgive them for this and I will not give up.”
Metea also said that her son was allegedly bullied because he bragged on social media that he was dating the blonde girl seen repeatedly slapping him across the face the footage after she stamps on his head.
She added: “The girl’s boyfriend was angry about it and they reacted as we see in the video.”
A police statement confirmed that they are investigating the matter, adding: “The people involved have been identified. They are minors aged between 11 and 16.”
Robert is 10 years old, while the bullies are reportedly older, but there ages are not currently clear.
The investigation is ongoing.
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