May 12, 2022 By Czarinna Andres
Police released video footage Wednesday of a mob of teenage girls punching and bashing two female youths outside a McDonald’s in Queens Village.
The incident, which stemmed from a social media feud, took place at around 4:15 p.m. in the parking lot outside the fast-food joint located at 88-14 Springfield Blvd.
Four teens are seen beating a 15-year-old girl and a 14-year-old girl. Fists can be seen flying as the victims are on the ground. Police say that the victims were also tasered in the attack.
Three of the suspects involved in the beating have been arrested, while the other is at large. The suspects arrested are aged 14, 16 and 17, and all have been charged with assault and harassment. The 16-year-old has also been arrested for being in possession of a taser.
The suspect at large is believed to have taken the 15-year-old’s backpack, which contained $50, ID and AirPods valued at $120. Police have released a photo of the un-apprehended girl.
The victims were transported in stable condition by EMS to Cohen Children’s Medical Center. The had swelling and bruising to the head and body, as well as scrapes and lacerations.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).