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15-year-old Chicago girl gang-raped on Facebook Live, police say

15-year-old Chicago girl gang-raped on Facebook Live, police say

 Police said a 15-year-old Chicago girl was apparently sexually assaulted by a handful of men or boys -- and the ordeal was broadcast on Facebook Live. Her mother told local media that she just wants to know that her girl is safe.

Police said a 15-year-old Chicago girl was apparently sexually assaulted by a handful of men or boys -- and the ordeal was broadcast on Facebook Live. Her mother told local media that she just wants to know that her girl is safe.

 Police said a 15-year-old Chicago girl was apparently sexually assaulted by a handful of men or boys. The horrendous incident was recorded and broadcast on Facebook Live to the horror of the girl's family members.

Police said that the video attracted nearly 40 people and none of them -- not a one -- contacted authorities. 

Police are looking for the suspects in the case, which has stunned the city used to brazen homicides and gangland killings.

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Police: 2-year-old Serenity and 4-day-old Genesis Freeman stabbed to death by jealous father

Police: 2-year-old Serenity and 4-day-old Genesis Freeman stabbed to death by jealous father

Alteria Woods: Pregnant Woman Killed By SWAT team: Did her boyfriend use her as a shield?

Alteria Woods: Pregnant Woman Killed By SWAT team: Did her boyfriend use her as a shield?