Published: Jun 01, 2011 9:51 PM EDT
Updated: Jun 01, 2011 9:53 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. - An online video shows a prank some would say went too far.

Three young girls from Dunbar Middle school videotaped themselves tackling an 11 year old boy and taking off his clothes. The group can be heard laughing at times and mocking the boy as he struggled to break free.

"He stopped to chat with his friend and they thought it would be funny," said the boy's mother.

The child who we are not identifying is a 5Th grader at Ray Pottorf Elementary. His mom says she only found out about the video when her older son, who goes to school with the girls, said his friends had seen the video online.

"You take his clothes off in broad daylight, in the middle of a busy neighborhood and then you post it on YouTube to tell all your friends look at what I did. Crime or not, it shouldn't happen," she added.

Fort Myers Police says the girl would have faced misdemeanor battery charges, but that the boy's mother has refused to press charges. She wants the girls' parents to hand out a punishment instead.

The video has since been removed by YouTube.