A New York grand jury indicted five Orthodox Jewish teenagers in a hate crime. They were charged with second-degree gang assault and third-degree menacing of a 24-year-old Pakistani immigrant, according to a statement issued Feb. 1 by Kings County District Attorney Charles Hynes and reported in Newsday. Three of the teens face sentences of up to 15 years; two juveniles will be tried in family court.
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