A second teen has been taken into custody in connection with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl that was recorded on Facebook, police said.
The news came a day after police announced charges against a 14-year-old boy.
Police are also trying to identify others who took part in the assault, officials said, but the investigation has been slowed by the trauma experienced by the girl.
"She's just having such a difficult time even communicating what occurred to her," Cmdr. Brendan Deenihan said at a Sunday news conference at Chicago police headquarters. "We obviously have a video of the incident, so we have verifiable objective evidence of what occurred to this young lady, but she's just having a very difficult time.
On top of it, there's constant social media … bullying (of the girl), making fun of what occurred. This is just a very traumatic incident."
One of the suspects broadcast the assault on Facebook Live, and authorities have said that as many as 40 people saw it. None called police, an abstention that enraged police Superintendent Eddie Johnson.
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