CeFaan Kim, reporter at Cablevision's News 12 Westchester (N.Y.),
was the victim of an attempted mugging in Yonkers, N.Y., while walking to work.
Kim was assaulted around 9 a.m. on March 21 while walking from a local train
station. Four teens set upon him, hitting him 30-plus times in the head, before
departing when motorists stopped to help.
"They were just going to town on my head," he told
a News 12 colleague on air.
Police arrested the four, students at a nearby school for
troubled youths, who are being charged with attempted robbery and assault.
Kim previously reported for NY 1. He suffered a
broken nose in the assault.
Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.
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