Five teens have been charged in reference to the vicious mob assault of a 15-year-old girl on a Brooklyn sidewalk, police mentioned Saturday.
The boys turned themselves in to police on the 77th Precinct in Crown Heights after the caught-on-camera beatdown confirmed a gaggle of two dozen youths savagely attacking the girl and — stealing her Air Jordan kicks as well.
The sufferer was strolling on Utica Avenue close to Sterling Place Thursday afternoon when a pack of teens descended on her, punching and kicking her repeatedly in the pinnacle as she lay helplessly on the pavement, wild video exhibits.
Police consider the assault—ending when one teen pried the girl’s Air Jordan 1 retro sneakers from her toes — might have been retaliation for a combat earlier in the day the place the sufferer allegedly beat up one other girl in school, legislation enforcement sources instructed The Post.
The teen was taken to an space hospital with head trauma and later launched, authorities mentioned.
All 5 boys — ranging in age from 14 to 17 years previous — have been charged with robbery and gang assault, cops mentioned. Their names weren’t instantly launched.
Investigators have been nonetheless looking for further suspects, police mentioned.