10 boys push 16-year-old girl off train platform and onto tracks to steal her coat


Train station (illustration)
By: Tanya Clark  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) A teenage girl is lucky to be alive after she was attacked by a group of boys at a train station, according to police in New York.

The New York Police Department said that they are looking to arrest the 10 boys on charges of assault and theft after they pushed the 16-year-old girl onto the train tracks and stole her belongings.

So far, no arrests have been made. According to the police investigation, the attack unfolded on Sunday around 8:00 p.m.

The girl was waiting for a train at the Utica Avenue train station when the 10 boys attacked her. The boys pushed her off the platform and onto the train tracks.

They followed her to the tracks, where they continued to punch her face until it became swollen. They then stole her coat, identification card and $20.

The by fled from the scene and left the girl on the train tracks.

Luckily, a good Samaritan came to her aid and lifted her back up to the platform. The girl was taken to the Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, where she is expected to make a full recovery.