Dr. Bonnie Leadbeater on the recent rise of 'swarming attacks' among BC youth

CFYS Research Fellow Dr. Bonnie Leadbeater discusses how group dynamics, status, loyalty, and dominance, as well as potential effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, may be related to the recent rise in swarming attacks reported to police and posted filmed online. Dr. Leadbeater also discusses what parents of teenagers can do. 

Read more: Police investigating series of swarming attacks by teens in Metro Vancouver (CBC)

Read more: Youth violence downtown on the upswing, Victoria police say (Times Colonist)