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San Pedro Middle School Girl Attacked

attackA mobile phone camera caught a 12-year-old girl from San Pedro being beaten by a fellow student and two adults.

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LONG BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) — A San Pedro woman has been charged with beating up a 12-year-old girl who was a rival of her daughter in an alley fight that first aired exclusively on KTLA.

Amber Lee Gutierrez, 33, was arrested Tuesday for her alleged involvement in a prearranged fight in a West Gaffey Street alley after school on January 14.

attackGutierrez was charged on Tuesday with assault by means likely to produce great bodily injury. She is being held on $100,000 bond.

If convicted as charged, Gutierrez faces a possible maximum state prison term of seven years.

According to police, the 12-year-old and Gutierrez’s daughter had agreed to fight in the alley, but mothers and adults showed up as well and got involved.

The girl suffered a broken arm. Her mother, who spoke anonymously to KTLA, said she’s disappointed Gutierrez hasn’t been charged with a hate crime.

Racial slurs are heard repeatedly on the video, which was recorded on a cellphone by an onlooker.

Prosecutors have not decided whether to charge Gutierrez’s sister, who is also seen in the video throwing punches.

 

SAN PEDRO, Calif. (KTLA) — Friends and family are pressuring police to take action after the beating of a young girl by two adults outside a middle school in San Pedro.

About a dozen people protested outside the LAPD’s Harbor Division over the weekend. They want police to take swift action.

Investigators say they are working on the case and don’t believe the attack was racially motivated.

The girl admits that she was planning to fight another student after school.

But when she showed up at the meeting place, she was jumped by the two adults.

Another student videotaped the fight and posted it to Facebook.

SAN PEDRO, Calif. (KTLA) — A mother is looking for justice, after she says her daughter was jumped outside her middle school by three people, and it was all caught on video.

Chris Wolfe reports.

SAN PEDRO , Calif. (KTLA) — A mother is looking for justice, after she says her daughter was jumped outside her middle school by three people, and it was all caught on video.

The alleged assault took place outside Dana Middle School in San Pedro.

The 12-year-old daughter admits she was planning to fight a fellow student after school, but when she got to the meeting place, two adult women were waiting for her along with the other student.

The girl’s mother says her daughter was attacked by all three of the others, including the two adults.

The video shows two adult women and a young girl taking part in the beating.

It’s unclear who was holding the video camera during the attack, and why they didn’t help stop it.

The LAPD has seen the video, and officials say they plan to investigate the incident on Monday morning (Jan. 21) when school is back in session.

KTLA 5′s Rick Chambers has more, in this KTLA Exclusive.

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