Teens arrested in Detroit-area assaults


Three teenagers were arrested for attacks on Orthodox Jews in a Detroit suburb.

Police in Southfield, Mich., over the weekend charged two boys, aged 14 and 15, with attempted robbery for attacking Orthodox Jews in the Oak Park suburb of Detroit earlier this month, the Detroit Free Press reported. The Jews had been walking in their neighborhoods on a Friday night and Saturday.

The two are being held in a juvenile detention facility.

Another 15-year-old boy was charged with two counts of assault and battery and was released to his parents.

The incidents are similar to assaults in Oak Park on three Orthodox men last summer, and one in February.

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