Salt Lake teens repeatedly punch girl in viral video

Salt Lake teens repeatedly punch girl in viral video. (Photo courtesy of Facebook)

(KUTV) — A violent video showing what appears to be a group of teenage boys watching a teenage girl punch another girl has gone viral.

The video posted to Facebook on Thursday afternoon has been shared more than eleven thousand times, and has received nearly 2,000 comments.

2News called Salt Lake City Police Department on Friday morning.

As of 9 a.m., there was no active case, but several agencies throughout the valley were investigating, according to Salt Lake police.

"We are in communication with people who informed us," said Salt Lake Detective Matt Roper. "There has been a lot of outcry from the public asking for something to be done."

No charges have yet been filed.

2News will continue to update this story as new information becomes available.

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