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Girl, 15, becomes sixth person to be arrested in McDonald’s brawl

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FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (PIX11) -- A sixth girl has been arrested in connection with a brawl that unfolded last week inside a Brooklyn McDonald's, a fight that was caught on camera and spurred calls from community leaders and members to end the violence.

Police confirmed that a 15-year-old girl was arrested at her home Wednesday night. She faces charges of robbery and gang assault. Her name has not been released because she is a minor.

The arrest marks the sixth person taken into custody in the restaurant brawl.

Girls aged 14, 15 and 16 have been arrested in the case but they have not been identified. Two 17-year-old girls -- Tilani Marshall and Aniah Ferguson -- were also arrested.

Police allege Ferguson was the ringleader of the attack at the Flatbush Avenue restaurant and has 10 prior arrests. She's been indicted on first-degree attempted gang assault, according to the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office.

Ferguson allegedly told police that the fight had been weeks in the making and she'd been looking for the 15-year-old target for months as part of an ongoing dispute, investigators said.

Shortly after video of the fight spread, the girl seen getting pummeled allegedly bragged on Facebook about being made infamous by the footage and denied claims that she was injured in the melee. Several onlookers captured the fight on camera but did not appear to step in to stop the girls.

The brutality of the brawl shocked many, including Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, who called the girls' behavior "outrageous."

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