- Associated Press - Thursday, November 3, 2016

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Four teenagers who escaped civil war in their home country of Syria to relocate in St. Louis are now recovering from injuries after being attacked in their new city.

KTVI-TV (https://bit.ly/2fkK4Vc ) reports that the teenagers, ages 13 to 15, were approached Tuesday night in north St. Louis by a four unidentified suspects who said they wanted to fight. Police say the Syrian refugees were punched and kicked. One of them was taken by ambulance to a hospital after complaining of leg pain, and may need surgery.

No arrests have been made.

A translator says the family of the boy with the leg injury is afraid to stay in north St. Louis but has limited options.


Information from: KTVI-TV, https://www.fox2now.com/

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