Teens emulating Grand Theft Auto arrested

June 26, 2008 5:59:14 PM PDT
Nassau County police have arrested six teens for robbing a man at a supermarket on Tuesday in New Hyde Park. The police add the teens arrested were emualting the characters from the video game Grand Theft Auto.

Police say later that night they were armed with bats and a crowbar and were walking down Stewart Ave. when they robbed a woman of cigarettes and struck a passing van with a bat.

The victim called Garden City Police who made the arrest, according to cops.