Yesterday, the police announced that a 14-year-old and a 15-year-old were arrested for allegedly robbing and sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman who was walking on the Coney Island Boardwalk at 11 p.m. on Tuesday. According to the Daily News, "One of the teens pulled out a handgun and forced the woman to hand over her BlackBerry and iPhone, [Police Commissioner Ray] Kelly said. Then they pulled her off the Boardwalk and made her walk to a secluded area on W. 27th St. where they both sexually assaulted her."
Then the pair went to the Coney Island Houses, but their victim followed them and got the police's attention. The Post, which says the woman was carrying a Blackberry and iPod, says the suspects will not be charged as adults Two weeks ago, residents rallied to protest the area's escalating violence.