Three Madison teens arrested in connection with assault

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Three teenage girls were arrested in connection with the assault of another teen on Wednesday, according to Madison police.

A 16-year-old girl attacked and repeatedly punched and kicked a 15-year-old on Winnebago Street as onlookers urged her on, according to police.

Many blows were to the head, investigators said.

During the battery, a second teen helped the main suspect grab and hold the victim when she tried to get away. The assault was recorded, police said.

The victim suffered cuts, bumps and bruises, but wasn’t seriously hurt, authorities said.

One of the girls faces battery charges. The second teen faces a charge of being party to the crime of battery and intimidation of a victim. A third faces disorderly conduct charges.