A disturbing video shows a 15-year-old boy backing up into the corner of a McDonald’s bathroom and curling up in a ball on top of a toilet in an attempt to protect himself from the punches of another boy. That video, recorded by another student, has been shared all over Wellington High School in Florida.
“I’m terrified for my kid,” the victim’s mother told WPTV.
In the minute long-clip, the alleged perpetrator, a 17-year-old boy, kicks the bathroom stall open to attack the victim. He then takes his phone only to throw it onto the ground.
“I was furious first of all then I became scared and then it was like disbelief,” the victim’s mother told WPTV. She said her son was followed into the fast food establishment’s bathroom.
According to an NBC affiliate, the victim suffered minor injuries and bruises.
The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office stated that a 17-year-old was arrested in connection with the violence.
“I haven’t slept in days since I saw this video because how do you see your kid treated like that for no reason?” the mother said, adding that her son doesn’t even know the kid who beat him.
“In the video, you’ll see this guy kick the stall door open and proceed to beat the crap out of my kid, telling him that it’s because his friend did something wrong.”