Teenage girls who ‘senselessly beat elderly woman, 78, on New York City subway after she asked them to move feet off seat turned in to police by one of their mothers’


  • Two teenagers allegedly beat up 78-year-old Norma Trotman on a New York City subway platform Thursday afternoon
  • The two reportedly followed Trotman off the train after becoming angry when she asked one to move her feet so she could take a seat
  • They then allegedly punched and kicked the woman in the head and face 
  • Medics rushed Trotman to a local hospital where she was treated for her injuries and listed as in stable condition
  • Her son said on Friday that his mother was still in a great deal of ‘pain’ but back at the nursing home where she lives  
  • The two suspects, one of whom is 16, were turned in to police on Friday for questioning after one of their mothers recognized them from police footage


The two teenage girls who are being accused of beating an elderly woman so severely that she had to be rushed to a New York City hospital have reportedly been turned in to police.

The New York Daily News reports that police are questioning the two suspects, with the first girl being brought in Friday morning by her mother after she recognized her from surveillance photos released by authorities after the attack.

The second suspect was brought in shortly after.


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