Burlington Bullies Caught in Facebook Video


There’s a video out there, it’s on Facebook, and it shows several middle school aged boys teasing, pushing, and hitting another boy at Perkins Park, and stealing his hat.

It’s relatively tame, but it’s gone viral. With all the focus lately on bullying, it’s drawn the attention of the school district and law enforcement…

“I think it’s criminal, and we’ll pursue it as such until we’re told differently. Just want everyone to ¬†know that the department is aware of it and we will address it”

-Burlington Police Chief Doug Beaird at last night’s City Council Meeting.


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4 Comments on "Burlington Bullies Caught in Facebook Video"

  1. ItsStillHome | November 5, 2013 at 10:50 am |

    I’m so glad this got posted to one media outlet…maybe others will follow. Hopefully it will go viral nationally and call some attention to a problem that many just want to ignore. I don’t live in Burlington any more, but I did catch this on Facebook yesterday. It’s horrible. Even though it may be “relatively tame”, it’s still bullying. The school district and the police need to be involved and all four (this includes the girl videoing it) need to be punished. The school district needs to adopt (and enforce) a zero tolerance policy. The Burlington PD need to work harder on the crime that is hitting Burlington. The “one sock” is a gang message….get it under control NOW!

  2. pissedoffmama | November 5, 2013 at 5:32 pm |

    Im glad that something is being done about this case! But what about all the other acts of violence and bullying being done? My son has been bullied by a neighbor and ended up causing him to have stiches because of the bully. NOTHING was done about that and apparently nothing will be done because the police think it was an accident.. its total bs for any bullying to be going on point blank period!!! #pissed off mama

  3. Tammy Russell | November 6, 2013 at 6:08 am |

    I’m glad there caught an there parents need charged too
    where did they see an hear an learn this?

  4. Alicia Vincent | November 6, 2013 at 10:12 pm |

    Burlington PIGS..Best Do There Job This Time And Make Sure This Never Happens Again….As I Know Burlington Pigs Just Like to Brush There Jobs Under The Rug….Its High Damn Time That Burlington Gets Back To The Way It Was Back In The Early 1980’s As This ind of Shit Didnt Happen Back Then…And If It Did The Cops Back Then Did Throw Your Sorry Asses In Jail…Wake Up Parents…Parents Aint Doing There Jobs Either These Days And Its Sad Thats Why Theres So Many Young kids Wasting There Life ………….WAKE THE HELL UP AND I BELIEVE PARENTS NOW A DAYS SHOULD BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE WHEN THERE KIDS GET CAUGHT FOR BEING THE BULLYS AS ITS JUST AS MUCH AS THE CHILDS FAULT AS IT IS THE PARENTS FAULT…END OF STORY!!!!!!

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