Several people were arrested on felony robbery and gang assault charges after a father reported that his 15-year-old son was approached by a group of males who beat him up and stole his iPhone on Saturday afternoon.
According to Buffalo police, five males approached the teenage victim and robbed him of his iPhone 4, then proceeded to kick and punch him in the head, face and body. The victim was taken to the hospital but was able to identify the five suspects at the rear of one of the Langfield Avenue apartments, according to the report.
Four were arrested, the report stated, including a teen who was found in possession of the victim's phone. The ages of the others arrested were not listed.