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2 teen girls arrested for assaulting 62-year-old man after Facebook video spreads

The video has been viewed over 1.2 million times.


Austin Powell


Posted on Oct 24, 2016   Updated on May 25, 2021, 5:44 pm CDT

You’ve heard about the proverbial old man yelling at kids to get off his lawn. But in Syracuse, New York, two teenage girls allegedly attacked a 62-year-old man after being asked to leave, and the footage went viral on Facebook.  

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The graphic clip has been viewed over 1.2 million times and ultimately led to the two girls being arrested.  The teens, aged 14 and 15, who were not named because they’re juveniles—both face third-degree assault charges. 

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*First Published: Oct 24, 2016, 5:12 pm CDT