East New York group rallies against 'knockout' violence

Women from East New York gathered Friday to rally against violence in Brooklyn. In recent weeks, at least half a dozen people have been randomly

These attacks usually involve a group of young people who sneak up on a vulnerable person and try to knock them out with one punch.

These attacks usually involve a group of young people who sneak up on a vulnerable person and try to knock them out with one punch. (11/29/13)

EAST NEW YORK - Women from East New York gathered Friday to rally against violence in Brooklyn.

In recent weeks, at least half a dozen people have been randomly attacked in what some are calling 'knockout' game attacks. These attacks usually involve a group of young people who sneak up on a vulnerable person and try to knock them out with one punch.

Community leaders in East New York say violence is growing in the area. They are asking that 'knockout' videos be taken off the Internet. They also ask that parents step in and better monitor their kids.

The group says they're taking the issue to City Hall. 

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