Baileigh Karam, Carlsbad teen who disappeared after fight video goes viral, found safe

Family says teen speaking with counselors

CARLSBAD, Calif. - Authorities said a teen who was reported missing last week after a fight video she was in surfaced online, was located in Carlsbad Friday and reunited with her parents.

The Carlsbad Police Department said 14-year-old Baileigh Karam was found healthy and told the investigators that she had been staying with friends since she was reporting missing last Friday.

Family members said the Carlsbad High School student is speaking with counselors.

In the cellphone video posted on Facebook, Karam is seen being struck repeatedly by a classmate as a crowd of students watched, cheered and recorded the incident on their cellphones. Karam is also heard several times begging her attacker to stop.

Karam's mother told 10News that she warned the school that her daughter was being bullied.

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