Youth gang nabbed for beating up teen on Rome metro

'Baby gang' busted

(ANSA) - Rome, February 9 - Italian police on Friday arrested a gang of youths accused of beating up a teen on the Rome metro last October.
    The so-called 'baby gang' kicked and punched the boy after he asked them to stop jostling him.
    The attack, between the stations of Numidio Quadrato and Subaugusta, left the victim with a broken vertebra and head and back injuries.
    The gang members were aged between 15 and 17, police said.
    Youth gang violence is a rising concern in Italy, and especially in the southern city of Naples.