Gang of hooligans busted in bus attack 

Cops corralled more than a half-dozen young thugs in connection with the beating of a high school student on a Muni bus on Monday.

The victim told cops he was playing with his iPhone when a group of juveniles and young adults boarded the bus in the 3900 block of Mission Street around 3:20 p.m. The thugs had graffiti spray cans, and one had a knife, the boy said.

The victim put his phone and headphones away when some of the kids started staring at him. The thugs surrounded him, then pushed him around. He ran to the front of the bus and was punched multiple times in the back of the head, police said.

The Muni driver started calling police, so the group hopped of the bus and ran off. It was the wrong stop — several cops just so happened to be nearby.



They detained all seven suspects. Two adults were booked on charges of false imprisonment and conspiracy, while others were detained and later released, police said.

maldax@sfexaminer.com

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