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March 14, 2012 at 9:55 AM

Seattle police: 17-year-old girls attack, mug fellow teen

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Two teenage girls were arrested last night after they attacked and robbed a 17-year-old girl after she stepped off a Metro bus, according to Seattle police.

The victim told police she was on the bus at about 8:30 p.m. when she noticed the two teens  “eyeing” her. When she got off the bus near North 90th Street and Midvale Avenue North the two teens also got off and started following her.

The teens began yelling at the victim, claiming that she had fought with the sister of one of the teens. One then punched the victim in the face.  The victim defended herself, and the second girl hit her on the head and knocked her to the ground.  One of the teens grabbed the victim’s purse. 

The victim then pulled pepper spray from her pocket and sprayed the two teens, who responded by laughing and dropping the purse, police said. 

The victim’s parents showed up and the teens threatened to attack them as well, police said.  One of the teens threw a glass bottle at the victim’s mother.

Police, responding to a 911 call on the attack, located two suspects  at North 85th Street and Aurora Avenue North.  The suspects, both 17, were arrested and booked into the Youth Services Center for investigation of robbery, according to police. 

The victim was later examined at a hospital for pain to the back of her head.

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