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Spokane Police: Bullying video allegedly from Spokane is actually from New York

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This girl was attacked by bullies and the video surfaced on YouTube saying that it happened in Spokane. Spokane Police are trying to figure out if this did in fact occur in Spokane. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233 This girl was attacked by bullies and the video surfaced on YouTube saying that it happened in Spokane. Spokane Police are trying to figure out if this did in fact occur in Spokane. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233
SPOKANE, Wash. -

A bullying video surfaced on a Spokane news organization's Facebook page on September 13th. The video shows a girl getting attacked by bullies and she looks to be in middle school or high school. The person who uploaded the video to the page had the profile name, "Stephen Burbank." Burbank claimed the incident took place in Spokane and that he had convinced some kids to forward the video to him while riding the STA bus. 

As soon as Spokane Police tried to contact Burbank, the video was removed, but someone else had managed to record the video from their computer screen before the video was taken down. That person then uploaded the video to YouTube with a title that stated the incident happened in Spokane.

Spokane Police have been investigating this video since it was posted and were able to confirm Tuesday afternoon that the video actually originated from New York, not Spokane.

While this is good news for our community in this specific case, the hard truth is that kids all over the country, at every school, are bullied every day. That being said, KHQ would like to turn this incident into an overall discussion about bullying.

What do you feel are the realities of bullying in our community?

Do you have a story to tell?

Were you or a family member a victim of bullying?

You can share your thoughts by commenting below, or post on the Facebook thread we have going here: http://tinyurl.com/kcq6ryu


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