LAWRENCE, Massachusetts – Authorities announced today that a seventh teenager has been taken into custody for the brutal assault on two students from Lawrence High School. In a shocking incident that occurred at Sullivan Park, near the school, the victims were viciously attacked and left hospitalized. The appalling act, which took place on December 4, 2023, was captured on cell phone video and showed one victim being rendered unconscious by the brutal beating.
According to the Lawrence police, a group of teens attacked the students, with one victim also being robbed. After conducting investigations, the authorities identified a total of nine individuals involved in the attack, with six of them initially arrested. The latest arrest comes after the apprehension of a 16-year-old suspect, who now faces serious charges including assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, as well as assault with intent to murder.
Due to their age, the suspects involved in the assault have not been publicly identified. However, this incident has raised concerns about the safety of students in the area, as well as the motives behind the attack. The investigation is ongoing, and the police have not ruled out the possibility of a targeted assault but have not yet disclosed any potential motives or connections between the victims and their attackers.
This latest development underscores the seriousness of the assault and the efforts of law enforcement to hold the perpetrators accountable. As the legal proceedings continue, the community will be eagerly awaiting justice for the victims and a resolution to this disturbing incident.