Two children charged in New York over attack on Muslim girl

A Muslim girl has allegedly been bullied in New York by two other children who have been charged.

The accused girl, 13, and boy, 12, have been accused of bullying and tormenting the Muslim girl at school.

The 13-year-old girl has been arrested on hate crime charges.

Police have alleged she called the 13-year-old Muslim girl a terrorist and tried to steal from her.

She has been charged with third-degree assault as a hate crime and attempted robbery.

The girl is being charged as a juvenile, along with the 12-year-old boy who was arrested last week.

The abuse allegedly occurred when the young people tried to rip off the Muslim girl’s head scarf, causing her minor injuries.

If convicted, the 13 year old girl faces 18 months in juvenile detention.

School officials have said disciplinary action is also likely.

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