Teens accused of vandalism at LI park

February 17, 2008 3:43:08 PM PST
Police say four teenagers who sprayed graffiti on a building at a Long Island park have been arrested. Suffolk County police say officers were on anti-crime patrol Saturday night when they saw the teens trespassing at Osprey Park in Mastic Beach.

The officers say they approached the teens and noticed gang-related graffiti painted on a nearby pavement and the doors of a building.

The teens range in age from 13 to 16. They face misdemeanor charges including trespassing, making graffiti, possessing a weapon and possessing graffiti instruments.

One of the teens has been released on bail. The other three have been turned over to their parents.


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