15-year-old arrested in violent L train attack

The teen is among the suspect accused of beating and robbing a 16-year-old.

The teen is among the suspect accused of beating and robbing a 16-year-old. (5/18/15)

BROOKLYN - A teenager has been arrested in connection with a violent group attack on the subway in East New York.  

According to police, 15-year-old Brandon Parchment, of Queens, is among the suspects who beat and robbed a 16-year-old Friday on a southbound L train at the Broadway Junction station. 

Investigators say the suspects viciously punched and kicked the victim, then pulled him off the train as they continued to assault him. They are also accused of taking his cellphone, sneakers and jeans after he was knocked unconscious. 

Parchment is now facing robbery charges. The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. 

Anyone with information about the other suspects involved should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS

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