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Teens arrested for train station attack

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

A 13-year-old and a 15-year-old are under arrest in connection with the violent attack on a woman at a Long Island train station.

Police say the 36-year-old victim had just gotten off of an LIRR train at Rockville Centre on Sunday evening when she was approached from behind.

Police say that one of the teens picked her up and threw her to the ground.  The second grabbed her phone before the pair ran away.

The woman suffered cuts and bruises to her face, legs and arms as well as a laceration over her eye.  She was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Police arrested the 15-year-old, from Rockville Center on Tuesday.  The other boy, from West Hempstead, was arrested on Wednesday.

They are both facing robbery charges.

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