Long Beach, Calif.
— The Long Beach Police Department is investigating after a tall Vietnamese girl spoke English in a video posted online of her talking to a woman in a park.
The video, shot on a cellphone by the girl’s mother, was uploaded by a woman who said the girl, whose name was not released, told her daughter she was Vietnamese.
The woman said the two then walked to a restaurant in the park where the woman asked the girl to speak to the woman.
The video ends with the girl talking to the man who she identified as the woman who introduced herself as her daughter.
The woman who posted the video, who did not want to be identified, said the video is from October and that the girl has since turned 14.
In the video shot Oct. 30, a girl can be heard saying, “I’m Vietnamese and I’m so happy.”
The girl, who is now 17, can be seen speaking English and Vietnamese.
She also is seen wearing a bright blue shirt and sunglasses.
She has black hair and brown eyes.
The Long Island Police Department did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Police said the case is being investigated by the Long Beach Regional District, Long Beach police and the FBI.
Long Beach police released the following statement Thursday: The Long Beach PD is investigating an incident where a young girl speaks in Vichuans dialect in an area of the park that is close to the Long Island Expressway.
This incident is an unfortunate reminder of the dangers of street language.
We ask the community to share any information they have and to call 911 if you see anything suspicious.