Boy, 10, apologizes for attack on Pa. immigrant

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Posted: Sep 26, 2012 7:55 AM
Boy, 10, apologizes for attack on Pa. immigrant

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 10-year-old boy says he beat and robbed a Vietnamese immigrant inside her Philadelphia home because he didn't like the way she looked at him.

The boy made an apology Tuesday during a Family Court hearing. Fifty-year-old victim Minh Tran accepted the apology through an interpreter.

Police say the boy, his 7-year-old brother and a third assailant entered Tran's home on Aug. 6 and attacked her with rocks and sticks. The boy told Family Court Administrative Judge Kevin Dougherty he attacked Tran because he didn't like her.

The Philadelphia Daily News ( ) reports disposition of the case was pushed back to Oct. 5. The boy could end up in juvenile detention or be put on probation.


Information from: Philadelphia Daily News,