'Knockout' by the Fairer Sex? Philadelphia Teens Charged with Beating Student with Brick
Five juveniles in Philadelphia have been taken into custody in connection the assault of a Temple University student with a brick on Friday evening.
The five girls, ages 14, 15 and 17, were arrested early on Tuesday afternoon after police released security camera footage of the gang who also punched two other students in separate incidents within a 20 minute time span.
The five girls have all been interviewed at least three will be charged. The 15-year-old who used a brick to beat a 19-year-old student is expected to be charged with aggravated assault.
The 19-year-old woman, who has declined to be identified, was walking with her boyfriend just off campus on Friday evening when a group of about 10 teenage girls began taunting them and then followed them for a block.
Police say one of the girls then struck the female student in the face with a brick while the other suspects tried to rob the student's boyfriend. The victim was left with dislocated teeth and a fractured jaw.
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