A 16-year-old boy in Britain is to be charged with assault following an alleged “racist” attack on Jamal, a 15-year-old Syrian refugee at a school in the English town of Huddersfield, UK police said.
“Regarding the assault on a 15-year-old youth in Almondbury, which featured in a video posted on social media yesterday and has been widely reported in the media, a 16-year-old youth has been interviewed and reported for summons, for an offense of assault. He will appear at Youth Court in due course,” West Yorkshire Police said in a statement on Wednesday.
The incident is said to have occurred on 25th October this year at Huddersfield’s Almondbury Community School. The case has been subject to a thorough investigation since it was reported to police the day after.
The video of the attack purportedly shows Jamal, who already had one arm in a cast, being slammed to the ground in the school during a chokehold by another boy, who then says,…