Bashing video almost a year old, say police
POLICE say a sickening video that emerged last week showing a man being brutally bashed by a gang in Mt Druitt was actually taken nine months earlier.
The video, which had been circulated on Facebook before being deleted, lasts for more than a minute and was shot on North Pde in Mt Druitt outside the courthouse.
According to Mt Druitt police, the video was taken on April 18, 2015, but was posted on Facebook and YouTube only last Wednesday night.
The investigation into the attack is still open and no charges have been laid.
Police said the victim was a 17-year-old male, who went to Blacktown Hospital for treatment of a minor head injury, bruising and abrasions.
Video footage was provided to police at the time of the incident and Mt Druitt detectives commenced an investigation.
New video footage was being reviewed, police said.
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