Violent girls charged in London, Ont., swarming

The Canadian Press

Violent girls: LONDON, Ont. — A 12 and a 13-year-old are among six girls charged after a woman was swarmed in London, Ont…. (Full Story — That link is broken; no archived copy of the article is in the Internet Archive). Nevertheless, this is another article about the incident that can still be accessed:

Young girls charged in connection to swarming

CTV.ca News Staff
Published Friday, February 22, 2008 10:47PM EST

[ Violent girls charged ] — Seven girls are facing charges in connection with a vicious swarming-style assault in London, Ont., in early February, authorities confirmed Friday.

Police say a 19-year-old girl and her 15-year-old brother were attacked by as many as 25 teens on busy street in a commercial neighborhood of the city. The boy was stabbed in the back. His sister was beaten and punched by a group of girls, at least one as young as 12.

The boy is now recovering and his sister didn’t receive serious physical injuries. The attack has left the community and even police in shock….

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