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Calls for calm after violent youth gang attack on Perth beach

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New footage has merged of the youth gang violence that left two teenagers in hospital and several other others injured in Scarborough, Perth.

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The group of party-goers had been repeatedly hit, kicked and stomped on between 9pm and 10pm on January 26, leaving two hospitalised and 5 injured, Perth Police stated.
Police are monitoring the perpetrators of a youth gang assault on Australia Day. (9News)

The attackers had been heard chanting “BTK”, an initialisation of “Born To Kill”, which 9News has been advised is the decision signal of a infamous youth gang within the metropolis.

Premier Mark McGowan known as the incident “disgraceful” and “disgusting”.

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Celebration-goers stated it was the second assault in as many weeks from the group, which is focusing on wealthier suburbs for theft.

Perth’s African group has known as for calm.

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“It is heartbreaking. This imaginative and prescient doesn’t signify our group,” spokesman Joe Tuazama stated.

African group spokesman Joe Tuazama has known as for calm. (9News)

“A few of these younger persons are going by way of cultural shock, a few of these younger persons are right here all by themselves, a few of them are going by way of peer stress.”

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But it surely wasn’t simply African teenagers concerned, with alleged attackers from different teams additionally collaborating, together with — allegedly — a white Western Suburbs pupil.

Group leaders say they want to be out with troubled youths on Friday and Saturday nights, providing them a free ride-home service to cut back violence.

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Nonetheless, they are saying they cannot with out authorities assist.

“What you do has implications on the whole African race right here, and we’re getting bored with it,” Mr Tuazama stated.

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