Video Brittany Herring Arrested After Kidnapping Chicago Man broadcast live on Facebook
Four people have been arrested after footage of a young man allegedly being held hostage, beaten and tortured was streamed live on Facebook.
Chicago Police said they are questioning the people shown in the footage after authorities were made aware of the 30-minute social media video on Wednesday.
The footage, which was streamed live on Facebook by a young African American woman, appears to show four black people allegedly holding a young white man hostage.
The victim was seen cowering in a corner with his arms tied and mouth taped shut.
Smeone can be heard in the footage yelling ‘f*** Donald Trump. F*** white people’.
The footage was originally posted on Facebook Live by Brittany Herring. It has since been deleted from her Facebook page.
Police said the victim is now in a stable condition in hospital where he is being treated for his injuries.
The victim was found walking disoriented on the street by police on Tuesday.
The victim was seen cowering in a corner with his arms tied and mouth taped shut. He was filmed being kicked, punched and cut on his scalp with a knife.