UK Police Arrest Teenager Caught Assaulting Black Boy In Viral Video


The Cumbria Police in the United Kingdom have confirmed the arrest of a white teenage boy who was captured in a viral video assaulting a black schoolboy in Carlisle.

The incident was said to have happened at St John Henry Newman Catholic School in Carlisle. 

In the video, the white teen hit the black schoolboy and ordered him to kiss his shoes.

In a statement posted on its Facebook page on Saturday, the Cumbria Police wrote, "We can confirm officers have arrested a teenage boy in relation to a report of a hate incident involving a boy being assaulted in Carlisle.

"Officers are aware of images relating to this incident being circulated online and concerns in the community over the incident.

"As an arrest has been made, we would urge people not to share the video further so as not to impede any legal proceedings or to identify any of the children involved."

It was also reported in September 2023 how a video showing a moment when a female sports official decided to skip a black girl, who was among medalists at a Irish tournament.

Gymnastics Ireland was reported to have issued a public apology for the incident, after the girl's parents claimed the alleged snub was motivated by racism. 


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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