Mob of angry teens in Philly attacks college students and police officers, even punching a police horse in the face

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PHILADELPHIA, Penn. - Here's a real mob scene!

When a social media post sent a flash mob to this theater in Philadelphia-- and much of the crowd was turned away-- the angry teens took to the streets near Temple University and started robbing and beating up college students!

Sebastian Brennan, a sophomore at Temple, said "it was crazy. They were just jumping random people."

The violent mob even attacked two police officers and punched a police horse in the face!

One man's daughter was viciously beaten by the teens. "Her head was stomped on....her whole side of her face-- the back of her head was black and blue-- her arms, her legs, her back, her ribs," the victim's father Joe Lauletta revealed. "She was on the ground. They were kicking her."

"It just doesn't make sense to be destructive or disruptive towards traffic that's right there, people, pedestrians walking down the street," Philadelphia Police Lt. John Stanford declared. "To engage in behavior where you're assaulting someone."

The university sent out an alert to students, but many felt it came too late.

"We got the alert maybe an hour and a half later when it was all cleared up," another Temple sophomore Nicolas Mackarey recalled.

After the dust settled, police arrested four teenage boys who allegedly participated in the ruckus.

Now university officials just hope they don't get a repeat performance!

Temple University's Executive Director of Public Safety Charles Leone announced, "Especially next weekend's Halloween, so we're gonna make sure we have plenty of resources out there."



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