Two juveniles were arrested on Saturday after they allegedly assaulted and robbed two 12-year-olds, New Orleans police said.
Around 5:45 p.m., a 12-year-old and 14-year-old were walking with the two victims in the 1800 block of Rousseau Street. The 14-year-old allegedly punched one of the victims in the face and grabbed his cellphone. He and the 12-year-old suspect then ran away, the New Orleans Police Department said in a preliminary offense log.
The two juveniles were later arrested at their residence. Police classified the incident as a simple robbery.