Moment gang of thugs viciously attack Ukrainian schoolboy

Sickening moment gang of hooded thugs viciously kick and punch Ukrainian schoolboy, 14, as he lies on the ground in the centre of Paris leaving him in a coma

  • Schoolboy Yuri from Ukraine was left in a coma following an attack in Paris 
  • CCTV shows the boy surrounded by assailants wielding metal rods and bats  
  • Incident took place near the Eiffel Tower and the Beaugrenelle Shopping Center

A schoolboy has been left in a coma after he was brutally beaten by unidentified attackers in the heart of Paris last week.

The violent assault was captured on CCTV camera and shows the gang surrounding  the teenage boy, Yuri, from Ukraine and beating him unconscious.

The incident took place near the Eiffel Tower and the Beaugrenelle Shopping Center at 6.30pm in Paris on January 15.

Yuri has been left in a coma after he was brutally beaten by unidentified attackers in the heart of Paris last week

Yuri has been left in a coma after he was brutally beaten by unidentified attackers in the heart of Paris last week

The violent assault was captured on CCTV camera and shows the gang surrounding the teenage boy

The violent assault was captured on CCTV camera and shows the gang surrounding the teenage boy

Yuri was with friends when the attack took place and the teenager was the only one who did not manage to escape. 

He was surrounded by a group of assailants who were reportedly wielding metal rods, bats and knives that left him with skull punctures, arm and rib fractures, stab wounds and eye trauma. 

The boy, 15, is currently in a coma in a hospital in the city after the attack that resulted in the Paris public prosecutor’s office opening an investigation for ‘attempted voluntary homicide’.

The boy, 15, is currently in a coma in a hospital in Paris after the attack that resulted in the Paris public prosecutor's office opening an investigation for 'attempted voluntary homicide'

The boy, 15, is currently in a coma in a hospital in Paris after the attack that resulted in the Paris public prosecutor’s office opening an investigation for ‘attempted voluntary homicide’

Details of the attack together with a call for witnesses to come forward was made by Ukraine’s ambassador in France, Vadim Omelchenko, on his Twitter account.

In his post, he said: ‘A tragic incident has occurred in Paris, which resulted in unknown people beating Ukrainian teenager Yuri.’ 

According to ambassador Omelchenko, the Ukrainian Consulate is liaising with local law enforcement officials.

Yuriy’s mother meanwhile has created an Instagram account dedicated to the search for witnesses.

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