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LANCASTER, Calif. (KABC) — Demonstrators on Friday rallied in assist of a 14-year-old transgender scholar who was attacked Lancaster in a violent incident that was captured on video.

A witness’ cellphone video exhibits a number of youngsters beating Antonio Fracier, a Eastside Excessive College scholar, in a discipline throughout the road from the campus.

The assault occurred Nov. 10, the sufferer stated, as he was strolling house from faculty.

In an interview with ABC7, Antonio described the incident as a hate crime. In the course of the assault, he stated, folks had been heard within the background making ugly remarks about transgender folks.

Antonio has but to return to Eastside Excessive College, fearing it isn’t secure. He stated the assault was sudden and harsh.

The Antelope Valley Union Excessive College District issued an announcement saying they had been deeply involved after they heard a scholar sharing that the district has not taken

We had been deeply involved after we heard a scholar sharing that we have now not taken motion to handle their security issues as a result of our scholar security and well-being is at all times our highest precedence. We need to guarantee our college neighborhood that we’re reaching out to the scholar and their household to collect data and can supply the assist that the scholar might have.”

Antonio’s household says a therapist helps them deal with the trauma of the assault.

Ayinde Love ,who’s a authorized guardian and large brother to Antonio, says he’s afraid to have the teenager again right here on the faculty and he need to ensure that Antonio feels comfy sufficient to return to highschool.

The L.A. County Fee on Human Relations reporting hate crimes in L.A. County elevated 20% final 12 months. Antonio has this to say to anybody practising hate for any motive together with in opposition to transgender folks:

“Simply deal with everybody the identical approach do not discriminate in opposition to folks whether or not they’re a sure colour or transgender or what.”

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