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Mother facing court for pulling bullied daughter out of school
A MOTHER has told how her daughter has become the victim of a terrifying cyber bullying campaign.
The 12-year old has received threatening texts, Facebook messages and anonymous Blackberry messages in a campaign lasting two years.
A Facebook page was even set up asking people to join if they ‘hate or dislike’ the young victim.
Now her mother is facing court after pulling her daughter out of Futures Community College in Southend for the second time, claiming nothing is being done to help her child.
The girl is said to have suffered a breakdown following the campaign and has been assaulted in the street.
Southend Council is prosecuting the girl’s distraught mother for pulling her out of school between September and December.
Her mother said: “I’m absolutely livid. I can’t believe they are taking me to court because I’m trying to protect my child from being bullied.
“It’s making her physically and mentally ill. I see her sobbing and screaming and having panic attacks.
“How could you send a child to school in that state?”