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Sports stars including boxer Anthony Joshua sent messages of support up to 11-year-old boy who lost my finger while trying escape from school bullies.

Raheem Bailey of Abertillery in South Wales was under attack group of children on Tuesday, according to his motherChantal.

PA Media reported that the boy tried to escape, but got a finger on his right hand is clasped while trying climb fence, and later it had to be amputated.

She said that he has faced “racial and physical abuse” since entering high school in September.

Chantal said: “While he was climbing over he had a ring on and his ring was attached to the fence and it broke, but also broke his finger.

Chantal Bailey, Raheem Bailey mother, says he is so tired of choose on daily’. Photo: family handout/PA

“In fact, he was running away because he was very tired. of choose on daily.”

family got support in days after the incident with donations to a GoFundMe page reaching more over £85,000 and the sports stars contacted Raheem to offer their support.

Among them are football players such as the England team. international jadon sancho, former Wales captain Ashley Williams and former quarterback turned pundit Gary Neville.

american basketball player Gerald Green, who had a successful career with nine fingers were in touch set up a call and talk to Rahim directlyChantal said.

Sunday education secretary Nadhim Zahavi was asked about this incident and he said it was “disgusting”. He told Sky News he was bullied at school and tried to “put a stamp on it”. out”. He remembered that he was thrown in the pond hooligans after moving to the UK from Iraq as a child.

Contacting PA Media on On Sunday, Chantal said: “There are so many people just in different places that were so generous and I did not expect what happened, so I am sincerely, truly grateful for This is.”

She said he was in “total agony”, adding: “All the time [he was] telling me: “I’m sorry, I’m sorry, mom. I just couldn’t, I couldn’t stay there like why not one like me?'”

However support he smiled on his face28-year- said the old one.

“I am truly, truly, truly grateful, and if this can do anything by raising awareness for racism, bullies, whatever.”

Welsh government A spokesman said: “We condemn bullying and racial harassment in any form and expect accusations and incidents of bullying and racism should be fully investigated by schools, with take appropriate measures to resolve this issue and prevent the recurrence of such cases.”

School for Boys, teaching the Abertillery community, told Wales Online: “We work closely together with Gwent police and local authorities have established full Details of Incident. wellbeing and safety of our students and staff remains of paramount.”

Gwent police spokesman said he received messages of incident.

“The interdepartmental meeting took place place and we are working with school as part of our requests,” he told Wales Online.

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