Two teens were arrested for beating and robbing a man in Alphabet City, police said yesterday. Joshua Igartua, 16, and a 15-year-old accosted the 23-year-old man at Avenue A and East Houston Street at 11:30 p.m. Saturday, cops said. They allegedly punched the man in the face and body, then swiped his cell phone. Police were called and arrested the pair on robbery charges.
For a more complete picture of what's happening on the streets, be sure to read Bob Arihood's Neither More Nor Less.
In response to recent violence in the East Village: Alphabet City Neighbors