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Rich kid admits to Central Park muggings in exchange for deal



A former prep-school student from Westchester pleaded guilty to committing a string of thuggish robberies last August in Central Park.

Jesse Wasserman, 18, admitted Tuesday he swiped belongings from people’s pockets while another Upper East Side teen pointed a revolver at them.

Wasserman’s lawyer reportedly said he was just “tagging along,” and the muggings were the other teen’s idea.

While he faces up to four years in jail, the judge granted him youthful-offender status so his record will be sealed and erased if he stays out of trouble.


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