NORTH TONAWANDA, NY-- Residents in the city of North Tonawanda say they have concerns about a bullying problem in their community.

A mom and dad from North Tonawanda formed a Facebook group after a group of teenage boys attacked their son. The Facebook group has over 600 members.

Victoria and William Crago started the NT Coalition for Safe Streets and Schools after their son was attacked.

Police have stepped up patrols near the middle school. administrators said there are plans to get off-duty police officers into the middle school in the fall.