Teens maced and robbed victims in Ozone Pk: Cops (With Video)

Authorities are seeking information about this group of teenagers. Image courtesy NYPD
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OZONE PARK — A group of teenagers have attacked and robbed two people in Ozone Park, spraying them with mace and punching them before they steal, police said.

A 40-year-old man was attacked near 84-15 Sutter Ave. at 10:45 p.m. Nov. 10 and a 20-year-old man was attacked the next day at 1 a.m. near 97-28 81st St., police said.

One of the suspects, alleged to be Justin Ortiz, is 18 years old and 170 pounds, police said. He has black hair and brown eyes, police said.

The other suspects are described to be Hispanic, police said.

They are described as a boy about 17 to 20 years old; a girl about 16 to 17 years old who was last seen wearing a red and black jacket with blue jeans and riding a bicycle; a girl about 16 to 17 years old wearing a black and gray jacket, blue jeans and boots that were either tan or yellow; a girl about 16 to 17 years old with blondish hair last seen wearing gray sweatpants and a black shirt; and a girl about 16 to 17 years old wearing a jean jacket, police said.

The girls spray the victims with mace and the boys assault the victims with their fists, police said.

Posted 12:00 am, November 21, 2012
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