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Police make arrest related to assault posted on social media

Chattanooga police say they have made an arrest related to an aggravated assault posted to social media. (Image: MGN)

Chattanooga police say they have made an arrest related to an aggravated assault posted to social media.

Police responded to an area hospital to speak to a female being treated for what police called significant bodily harm that appeared to be caused by another person.

The victim, who's name has been withheld due to safety concerns, told police the assault happened around 7:30 p.m. on January 29th at a home in the 200 block of Water Street.

Officers recovered a Facebook video which shows the assault and identified a suspect.

The video shows the suspect repeatedly kicking and stomping the victim's head and neck.

Officers arrested the suspect Friday, and determined the assault is gang related.

The Violent Crimes Bureau is actively investigate this incident

Additional charges could be added as the investigation continues.

Chattanooga police are asking anyone with information on this incident to contact police.

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