Bartow, Fla. (AP) Eight teens accused of taking part in the notorious videotaped beating of another central Florida teen are being held on bond.
A judge set bail today for each at $30,000 during their first appearance.
The state attorney's office says seven of the teens will be tried as adults. The youngest of them is 14. The eighth person is 18-years-old and considered an adult by state law.
They face kidnapping and misdemeanor battery chrges. Three also face a felony charge of witness tampering.
A judge hs issued a gag order requiring everyone involved in the case to keep their mouths shut.
The video has been viewed widely on national TV and the internet.
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