NEW BRUNSWICK - An attack on a pair of high school students that was recorded and posted online, has sparked a criminal investigation in North Brunswick.

The incident occured on May 15, off of high school property and after school hours.

Two 15-year-old boys were allegedly confronted by a larger group of teens, then punched and kicked repeatedly while another person recorded the action.

The video was then posted briefly on YouTube and Facebook, where people posted comments about the video.

The father of one victim says the only motive for the assault was the amusement of the attackers.