Newark Police Make Arrests In Post-Concert Attacks
Police have arrested and charged three teenagers in connection with a series of violent assaults that occurred after a concert at Newark's Prudential Center.
Police Director Samuel DeMaio says two 15-year-olds and a 16-year-old were arrested Wednesday after police received a tip that they had been involved in Saturday's assaults. The three were arrested as they rode an NJ Transit bus on Broad Street.
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They have been charged with rioting, aggravated assault, robbery and conspiracy.
Police said a gang of about 15 to 20 youths attacked people as they left a sold-out concert by the band Red Hot Chili Peppers.
One Pennsylvania man suffered a fractured eye socket and another man suffered a broken collarbone.
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