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Video released of teen attackers in Brooklyn beating, robbery of 17-year-old girl

Posted at 7:35 AM, Jan 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-24 11:23:46-05

BOERUM HILL, Brooklyn — Police released surveillance video of four teenagers who are suspected of beating up a 17-year-old girl in Brooklyn.

The NYPD says the victim was on Fourth Avenue around 7 p.m. when approximately 20 people surrounded her and started punching her in the face. The attackers fled with her cellphone toward the Pacific Street-Atlantic Avenue subway station.

The victim was taken to a hospital. Authorities released surveillance video of four of the attackers, who are described as being between 15 and 17 years old.

The first individual was a male who has red hair and was wearing a dark-hooded jacket and dark jeans. The second culprit is a female last seen wearing a black-hooded jacket, blue jeans, and black and white Jordan sneakers. The third is a female last seen wearing a purple hooded jacket, blue jeans and purple sneakers. The fourth attacker is a female last seen wearing a white tank top, black pants with a stripe going down the leg.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.