Snapchat video leads to assault investigation in Bell County

BELL COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A Snapchat video may lead to charges for several people in Bell County.

The Bell County Sheriff's Office says they got a call about a reported assault around 5:00a.m. on Friday. The caller told deputies that they had seen a Snapchat video showing a woman being held down and attacked by several young men at a party.

Deputies went to a home in the Stoney Fork/Kettle Island area to investigate the party. Kentucky State Police troopers were called in to help because of the number of people that were at the home.

Deputies say everyone at the party was under 21, and some were juveniles.

Police have not released any names at this time, but they say the case is being treated as a physical assault.

If you have information regarding this incident and would like to report it, call the Bell County Sheriff's Department at 606-337-3102.

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