NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are looking for a dozen teenage girls accused of attacking and robbing two 16-year-old girls on the Lexington Avenue subway line.
The group began taunting and assaulting the victims on a downtown 4 train around 3:15 a.m. on March 31, police said.
The suspects stole french fries from one of the 16-year-olds before pulling both girls by the hair, dragging them off the train at the East 176th Street station where they stole a cellphone from one of the victims, police said.
Police believe the suspects range in age from 15 to 17.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.