Suspects arrested in elderly teacher attack

STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Stamford police say they have arrested two more suspects in connection with an attack on an elderly man who works at a Stamford high school.

Officials say a 15-year-old male from Stamford, as well as a 16-year-old male from Port Chester, NY were arrested February 17th on multiple charges. Another suspect, also 15-years-old, was arrested on February 13th.

According to police  the juveniles attacked a 63-year-old man who works at Stamford High school, when he was walking outside on Prospect Street during his lunch break on February 13th.

Police say the teenagers came up behind him, picked him up, slammed him to the ground and then punched him in the face. The victim suffered fractures to his neck, back and arm. He was released from Stamford Hospital yesterday after undergoing surgery.

All three teenagers are students at the Stamford Academy. They are facing multiple charges including First Degree Assault on an Elderly Person, Conspiracy and Breach of Peace. The 16-year-old from Port Chester was also charged with Coercion.

Police say more arrests are possible.


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