Police are looking for a teen boy seen abusing a woman identified as his mother after launching an investigation in response to the disturbing video.
Police have confirmed that a complaint was filed over the video but did not clarify what exactly the investigation entailed, while Geylang Methodist Secondary School last night confirmed with Coconuts Singapore that the incident was being probed.
“As the matter is currently under police investigations, we are unable to comment further,” the school said in a statement.
Singaporeans have been outraged in recent days by home security footage showing a boy in what appears to be the school’s uniform violently assaulting a woman referring to herself as “mummy.” The three-minute video captured him repeatedly slapping, hitting and verbally insulting the woman after he was refused money and while the woman was assembling a storage box for him.
The woman, on the verge of tears, screams angrily while provoking him to slap her again, which he then does.
The footage was timestamped 8pm on Tuesday and uploaded to a TikTok account that has since been deactivated.
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