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Cops: Fake news crew used stun gun on victims

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A group of punks is accused of posing as a TV news crew and then using a stun gun to shock unsuspecting people during fake interviews on the streets of Cleveland.

One of the suspects reportedly told police that they were doing it simply for fun.

Police say they were called Saturday after a victim reported that six men with a digital camera approached him saying they were from the local Fox TV station and wanted to interview him.

The victim, 34, kept walking and they allegedly jumped him and shocked him on the neck.

There was another reported attack later in the same afternoon.

Police say they were able to track down three of the suspects, including a juvenile, and are searching for at least three more people.

Part of their evidence is video of the attacks that one of the suspects had on him at the time of his arrest.  The two adults under arrest face felony assault charges.

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