Police confirmed that they are aware of the video circulating via social media that shows a male senior school student being assaulted by other young men at Bulls Head car park in Hamilton.

A spokesman said: “It appears that the video was taken Thursday, May 16.

“The victim’s family has made initial contact with police and the BPS is progressing the investigation into this matter.

“Due to the sensitive nature of the video, members of the public are urged not to share it and anyone with any relevant information is encouraged to call the main police telephone number 295-0011 or the independent and anonymous Crime Stopper hotline 800-8477 at the earliest opportunity.”