NY Police Investigating Viral Video of High School Student Who Were Pistol Whipped, Beat & Robbed

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NEW YORK — A student was pistol-whipped and mugged following a verbal fight at a Newburgh City school, video of the incident shows.

Police say the assault took place on October 26, after a verbal confrontation at school escalated on the way home.

Video shows a group of teens, believed to be high school students, attacking the teenager, punching him and kicking as he lay on the ground.

One of the suspects even had a gun and pistol whipped the teen twice in the head.

The 16-year-old boy was also robbed of his phone during the attack.

City of Newburgh police are working with school district officials to identify those involved.

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