The clips, which were posted on Snapchat, show the woman desperately trying to defend herself as she is punched and kicked by the group
Around seven attackers, who are reportedly teenage girls, set upon the unnamed victim outside a bus stop in Speke, Liverpool on Saturday at around 4 pm, according to the Liverpool Echo.
The mobile phone footage shows the woman thrown to the floor as her hair is pulled by her attackers.
The victim can be heard screaming throughout the videos as onlookers shout “oh my God” and one girl can even be heard laughing during the vicious attack.
A vicious assault shared on Snapchat is being investigated by Merseyside Police
This is a disturbing incident where a woman has been assaulted by a gang in an unprovoked assault
Inspector Ross Meredith, Merseyside Police
While the majority of the prolonged attack seemingly involves only two or three of the girls, others can be seen joining in to punch and kick their victim.
An unnamed source told the Echo that the woman was left unconscious and a number of passersby had stopped to help her.
The victim was left shocked with only minor injuries after her attacks escaped the scene on a bus, according to a police a Merseyside Police spokesperson.
They are appealing for witnesses after the attack on the “young woman” on Saturday February 11, a statement said.
Members of the public stepped in to help the female victim
It adds officers were called to Speke Road at around 4.15pm following reports of a woman being assaulted by a group of youths.
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Inspector Ross Meredith said: “This is a disturbing incident where a young woman has been targeted and assaulted by a gang in an unprovoked assault.
“It is totally unacceptable and we will do everything required to find those responsible.
“The area was busy at the time and several people stopped to assist the victim.
“We would like to speak to anyone who witnessed this incident or has information about those responsible.”
Merseyside Police have begun their investigation and are making CCTV and witness enquiries.
Any person with information should contact Merseyside Police via 101 or through Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
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