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February 14, 2013

Cory Booker Blasts Newark for Not Reporting Video of Man Being Beaten

Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s anger was evident yesterday as he assailed the people of his city for not coming forward to report the perpetrators in a brutal video that went viral showing three men savagely whipping another man with a belt after forcing him to strip naked.

The video, filmed in August, was viewed more than 40,000 times on YouTube — a fact that the mayor found extremely disturbing. It was later taken down. The three men were tracked down by police and arrested, charged with armed robbery and aggravated assault.

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