WATCH: Flash Mob Attacks and Robs 4 Teens in Center City

What to Know

  • An investigation is underway after a flash mob was caught on video attacking and robbing two teen girls and two teen boys in Center City.

  • One of the victims, a 17-year-old girl, told NBC10 she and three of her friends were attacked by a group of at least 20 teens.

  • Investigators told NBC10 it was the latest of a series of reported incidents of a group of teens attacking people in Center City.

An investigation is underway after a flash mob was caught on video attacking and robbing two teen girls and two teen boys in Center City.

One of the victims, a 17-year-old girl who did not want to be identified, told NBC10 she and three of her friends were getting food at the Wendy’s restaurant on 15th and Chestnut streets Monday around 6:30 p.m. when they were suddenly attacked by a group of at least 20 teens.

“I remember them saying, ‘Get her.’ And then the next thing I know, my face was burning and bubbling,” the girl said.

The teen told NBC10 the group beat her, used mace on her and stole her phone, wallet and ear buds.

Flash Mob Attacks 2 Teen Boys and 2 Teen Girls in Center City

[PHI] Flash Mob Attacks 2 Teen Boys and 2 Teen Girls in Center City

“I could feel people violating me and in my pockets and taking all my stuff,” she said.

Investigators told NBC10 it was the latest of a series of reported incidents of a group of teens attacking people in Center City. NBC10 obtained cellphone footage showing the attack. Tamieka Daniels, the mother of one of the victims, was in tears as she watched it.

“That’s my son fighting for his life,” Daniels said.

No arrests have been made. If you have any information on the incident, please call Philadelphia Police.

Published at Wed, 27 Nov 2019 04:43:25 +0000

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