New York City police arrested three teenagers Friday night in connection with a series of assaults against older Asian women on the Lower East Side.

Officials have not released the identities of the teenagers -- only describing them as a 15-year-old boy, a 15-year-old girl and a 12-year-old girl. Cops are still trying to track down the last two suspects.

There have been five attacks so far on or near the vicinity of housing complexes, and the Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating the incidents.

The first victim, a 50-year-old Asian woman, was attacked on March 31 at 1:20 a.m. inside the Gompers House lobby located at 90 Pitt Street.

Later that day at 9:20 p.m., the second victim, a 60-year-old, was assaulted at the rear of the Baruch Houses located at 577 FDR Drive.
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The third victim was 71-year-old woman, and she was attacked on April 3 at 6:40 p.m. Opposite the Baruch Houses at 120 Baruch Drive.

The fourth victim was attacked the following day at 12:30 p.m. In the lobby of the Baruch Houses at 95 Baruch Drive. The victim was a 66-year-old woman.

The fifth woman, a 68-year-old woman, was assaulted at 11 p.m. on April 5 in front of 247 East Broadway, a residential house.

The five Asian women were all physically assaulted during their encounters with the group of men and women.

Anyone with any information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). Tipsters can also submit information online at or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then entering TIP577.

All calls are confidential.

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