Teens arrested in alleged assault, robbery

Police say two teenagers have been arrested for beating and robbing a 19-year-old in front of Wantagh High School.

According to police, Brendan Scheiner and Kosmas Trilivas threatened the teen and forced him to drive to an ATM and withdraw money. But even after the 19-year-old gave them the money, police say the two suspects still beat him and damaged his car.

Scheiner and Trilivas have been charged with robbery and assault.

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