A CUNY administrator was punched and kicked by a gaggle of teenagers, leaving him with a collapsed lung, after he chided them for beginning a fireplace in a Staten Island playground, police sources stated Thursday.
Robert Kee, forty nine, was strolling to a piece occasion on the School of Staten Island, the place he’s a coordinator of scholar management improvement, when he was came across a gaggle of teenagers beginning a blaze in Lt. Lia Playground in St. George about 12:10 p.m. Wednesday.
He informed them to knock it off they usually turned on him, based on police sources.
One teen punched him behind the top, then the others joined in, punching and kicking him.
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Kee was taken to Richmond College Medical Middle with a collapsed lung and bruises to his face, sources stated.
The suspects — probably six or extra — ran off and are being sought. The hearth didn’t trigger any injury.
Kee organized a meals pantry for college kids on the School of Staten Island.
“College students aren’t capable of present as much as class and be current as a result of they’re hungry, not with the ability to focus and focus,” Kee informed NY1 final yr. “So it is completely very important.”
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Cheryl Adolph, a university spokeswoman, referred to as Kee “a full-time worker and valued member of the CSI group.”
“The security of our staff is of our utmost concern and we’ll present our full help to our colleague by means of his restoration,” she stated.
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