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3 Queens teens arrested for beating ultra-Orthodox Jewish teens in unprovoked attack

By Mason White 4:46 PM June 23, 2014
Scene of the incident 

By: Sanvi Rizvi
Three teens were arrested on charges of assault after beating several ultra-Orthodox Jewish teens in an unprovoked attack, police in New York said.

Queens Police said that two teen boys, one who celebrated his bar mitzvah on Sunday night, were attacked on Saturday, while walking home from synagogue in Far Rockaway.

The two teenagers were walking on Beach 12 Street, when three teens walking behind them physically attacked, knocking them to the floor. Several witnesses called the police.

The suspect were arrested several blocks from the scene of the incident. Paramedics treated the boys for facial injuries at the scene.

So far, 17-year-old Jahquon Matthew, was charged with assault. The two other younger teens were released after being issued a warning.