Cleveland, Texas– Over a dozen people, ranging from 16 to 27 have been arrested in connection with the horrific gang rape of an 11-year-old girl.
The girl told authorities that at least 20 people assaulted her, and the attack was also captured on video. A 19-year-old, Timothy Ellis, lured her into a abandoned trailer where she was ambushed and sexually assaulted by numerous teenagers and men.
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The video was uploaded to the internet, and quickly went viral, helping authorities find many of the suspects.
“These guys knew she was in middle school,” the girl’s mother, identified only as Maria, told reporters. “You could tell whenever you talked to her. She still loves stuffed teddy bears.”