By Mike Light, Catherina Gioino and Larry McShane | 14 May 2019
DAILY NEWS — A Brooklyn mom, after her son surrendered to police for the savage stomping of a helpless pedestrian, insisted Tuesday the five accused teen attackers are “not bad kids.”
Yanika Williams, 41, spoke at the 75th Precinct stationhouse after her 15-year-old son turned himself in for the ambush that left the victim with a deep head wound requiring 35 stitches and 16 staples. The badly outnumbered Kenneth Wong, 35, also suffered a broken nose in Friday’s caught-on-video attack.
“They just made a wrong choice, and they’re going to deal with it inside the precinct,” Williams told the Daily News. “They’re not bad kids or menaces to society. They’re good kids.”
Williams declined to comment further about the East New York assault where five youths on Friday targeted Wong, who suffered a deep gash that cut to the bone of his skull. […]