9 teens arrested for assaulting couple in Dorchester - 7News Boston WHDH-TV

9 teens arrested for assaulting couple in Dorchester

Posted: Updated:
DORCHESTER, Mass. (WHDH) -  Nine teenagers are under arrest after they allegedly beat up a man and woman waiting for a bus Monday night in Dorchester.

The woman told police she was attacked from behind by a female around 9:30 p.m.

After the initial attack a group of 10-15 more young teens began attacking the couple and stealing their belongings.

When the group was focused on the man the woman was able to get across the street and call for help.

“It’s a place where everybody walks, every couple, every elderly, it’s not cool,” one man said.

The teens, all between the ages of 13 and 16, face assault and robbery charges.

One of the teens is also accused of spitting in a police officer’s face during the arrests.

  • Stay Connected

  • Like Us on Facebook
  • Follow Us on Twitter
Powered by WorldNow

Sunbeam Television Corp
7 Bulfinch Place
Boston, MA 02114

News Tips: (800) 280-TIPS
Tell Hank: (855) 247-HANK
Corporate Media Services: (800) 642-1551

Can't find something?
Connect with us here:
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WHDH. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.