Teens allegedly attacked, robbed in Midwood

Two teens were allegedly beaten and robbed while walking in Midwood Friday night.Devin Schwartz and Yosef Kozak say a group of men confronted them on

MIDWOOD - Two teens were allegedly beaten and robbed while walking in Midwood Friday night.

Devin Schwartz and Yosef Kozak say a group of men confronted them on the street. Kozak says he was attacked and robbed of everything in his pockets, including his phone, yarmulke and a Jewish star necklace.

Schwartz says when he tried to step in and defend his friend, he was also attacked. He was rushed to the hospital and is recovering at home with two fractured eye sockets and a cracked skull.

The teens describe their assailants as white men in their early 20s. Police are investigating.

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