Police: 5 Terrorized Jewish Camp in Pennsylvania

Adults face felony charges
By Dustin Lushing,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 27, 2012 4:41 PM CDT
Police: 5 Terrorized Jewish Camp in Pennsylvania

Police nabbed three adults, ages 18 to 21, and two juveniles accused of terrorizing a Jewish camp in Pennsylvania. The assailants allegedly tore through the camp in a pickup truck, "narrowly missing several campers and staff," while damaging fences, fields, and buildings, reports CNN. They also fired paintball guns at campers and staff and shouted anti-Semitic insults and threats.

The harassment took place over three occasions at Camp Bonim on July 14 and 15. "Luckily none of the children suffered any serious physical injury;" said the county's district attorney, but "the emotional damage done is immeasurable." The three adults were slapped with several felonies and misdemeanor charges including ethnic intimidation, terroristic threats, and reckless endangerment. (More Jewish stories.)

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