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Two teen boys arrested for armed carjackings of Asian men in San Francisco

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  • The San Francisco Police Department arrested two teens, aged 14 and 16, from Oakland for two different armed carjacking incidents in San Francisco on Wednesday afternoon. One of the suspects allegedly pointed a gun at both victims.
  • The first incident happened on Mississippi Street at around 3:10 p.m., while the second incident was called in an hour later in Galewood Circle.
  • The suspects managed to get away using the second victim’s BMW. Police received a call 15 minutes later about a car driving recklessly on Interstate 80 towards Bay Bridge, and a car chase ensued. The suspects exited their vehicle following a collision, while authorities continued to pursue them on foot beforing making two arrests.
  • The juveniles were booked at San Francisco’s Juvenile Justice Center and are facing a slew of charges, including elder abuse, burglary, carjacking and attempted carjacking. The younger suspect is also facing additional charges for carrying a firearm in a public place while masked and carrying a loaded firearm with the intent to commit a felony.

A pair of Oakland teens have been arrested for two different armed carjacking incidents of two Asian men in San Francisco.

The adolescent boys, aged 14 and 16, were apprehended following a brief car and foot chase with authorities in Treasure Island, San Francisco, on Monday, March 28, according to the police report.

Asian American teenagers overwhelmingly believe in racism, white privilege, poll shows

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  • What the study found: Thirty-four percent of Asian teens responded that they had been discriminated against in the past year because of race, compared to 20% of teenagers overall.
  • The study showed that Asian, Black, Hispanic and white teens had greatly different expectations for how race would shape their futures. 
  • Asian teens were generally more pessimistic about racism and privilege compared to their white counterparts.

In a Washington Post-Ipsos poll, more than one-third of Asian American teenagers said they had been treated unfairly because of their race in the past year.

Asian teens and Black teens worried most about how their racial identities would shape their futures, with 41% of Asian teens and 54% of Black teens saying their race might negatively impact them. Among the teenagers polled who reported being discriminated against in the past year due to their race, 60% believed their future outcomes would be worse because of their racial identity. In stark contrast, only 10% of white teens believed that their race would negatively impact them. 

Police Say Teen’s Attack on Asian Woman in Minnesota Not a Hate Crime

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Three 15-year-old boys accused of attacking an Asian woman at a St. Paul light rail station in Minnesota have been charged with harassment.

The incident, which was first broadcasted live on social media on May 4, showed what appears to be an older Asian American woman being taunted by a group of young men on the train platform. One of the teens was seen leaping and landing a kick on the woman’s face. 

Teens Forced to Sleep in Graveyard as Punishment for Pulling Halloween Prank

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Two teenage boys from Indonesia were forced to sleep in graveyards after neighbors discovered their identity in what can be considered as a Halloween prank gone wrong – at least for the pranksters.

The two unnamed boys were reportedly trying to pull a prank on their neighbors in the city of Depok, in West Java, Indonesia dressed as Pocongs, which are also known as wrapped ghosts that are believed to be zombie-like ghosts that are wrapped in white clothing from head to toe aside from the face.

Teens Face Caning, Jail Time for Series of Thefts in Northeast Singapore

Four teenagers have reportedly been arrested by authorities in Northeast Singapore in relation to a series of thefts that have been happening in Yishun and Ang Mo Kio.

According to the police, the group of teens are between 14-years-old and 16-years-old and is comprised of three males and one female, The Straits Times reported. The four teenagers were arrested on Monday, Sept. 4, along Yishun Ring Road.

Teen Accuses Asian American Police Officer of Sexual Abuse on Facebook, Fails Miserably

Burlington Police in Vermont were forced to release the footage from a police officer’s body camera after a teenage girl claimed on social media that she was abused by officers last month.

The incident, which involved an altercation between 18-year-old Logan Huysman and Police Sgt. My Nguyen with Officer Adam Lippa, took place in the parking lot of the Cumberland Farms on Pine Street, reports WCAX News.

Vietnamese Daughter Becomes Ultimate Wing-woman For Her Dad With Adorable Viral Tweet

One daughter in Vietnam helped her dad score major points with his crush in the most adorable and unexpected way, melting thousands of hearts online in the process.

It all began when Angeline Tu Tran, 18, who was raised in California but born in Vietnam, decided to travel back to her home country to visit her retired dad after graduating from high school.

Horrified Father Discovers 14-Year-Old Daughter Working as a Sexy Hostess at Shanghai Nightclub

Horrified Father Discovers 14-Year-Old Daughter Working as a Sexy Hostess at Shanghai NightclubAuthorities in Shanghai are carrying out investigations into entertainment venues across Jing’an district after a father discovered that his 14-year-old daughter was working as a hostess at Mook.

The father, identified only as Zhang, tracked down his daughter at the popular nightclub on Nanjing West Road, where he saw her wearing a skimpy outfit and selling alcohol to customers.