Cops arrest 2 teens in Williamsburg subway robbery

Police have arrested two teenagers who they say robbed an elderly man in a Williamsburg subway station last Friday. According to authorities, 17-year-old Jaqua Sowells and 15-year-old Taheen Herkel

News 12 Staff

Feb 24, 2012, 3:52 PM

Updated 4,443 days ago

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Cops arrest 2 teens in Williamsburg subway robbery
Police have arrested two teenagers who they say robbed an elderly man in a Williamsburg subway station last Friday.
According to authorities, 17-year-old Jaqua Sowells and 15-year-old Taheen Herkel stole an iPhone from an 81-year-old man and then pushed him onto the train tracks at the Lorimer Street "J" line stop.
Both teens have been charged with robbery, felony assault and attempted murder.
The victim's family says he is still recovering at the hospital.


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