Police: Teenagers attacked by group of 20 in St. Paul

The attack happened just before 10 p.m. on Tuesday.
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A group of teenagers was assaulted and robbed by a large group in St. Paul on Tuesday night. 

St. Paul police say four juvenile males were walking past a picnic area in St. Paul Como Regional Park around 10 p.m. Tuesday when a group of approximately 20 males and females attacked them. 

A 15-year-old boy told police that he was punched and kicked multiple times and had a t-shirt stolen from his backpack. The three other victims were able to run away and were not located afterward by police. 

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The large group of attackers also haven't been located. They were last seen going westbound near Horton Avenue/Como Avenue and Midway Parkway,

St. Paul Police Sgt. Mike Ernster reiterated to the Pioneer Press that Como Park remains a "very safe place."  

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