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Two teenagers charged after assault on 15-year-old boy in Romford Park

PUBLISHED: 14:51 03 October 2016 | UPDATED: 13:01 04 October 2016

Havering Police have been investigating after a video showing a boy being beaten up went viral.

Havering Police have been investigating after a video showing a boy being beaten up went viral.

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Two teenagers have been charged following an assault on a 15-year-old boy in a park.

Two 17-year-old boys have been charged on suspicion of committing grievous bodily harm after a boy was assaulted in Raphael Park, Main Road, Romford on July 21.

The pair are due to appear in Barkingside Magistrates Court on October 19.

Another 17-year-old, who was arrested on suspicion of assault, remains on bail.

Last week, a video showing a boy being violently punched to the ground and kicked while on the floor sent shockwaves across social media.

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