The teens who live in Lawrence Township are 17-year-old boys of "of Indian descent," the police said on Twitter. The two face a series of harassment, intimidation and indecent behavior in connection with the incident.
The police did not announce the race of the victim. The police did not respond to requests for additional information on Sunday. The two statements issued by the police on Saturday did not say which racist abductions were allegedly used. Also, the post on the Twitter page of the department has not been published.
The incident is still under investigation, police said.
Statements by the mayor and the school district of the community said incidents do not belong in their community.
"As I said publicly before, hatred does not have a home in Lawrence Township, and as someone who has felt his sting, I know that bigotry exists and unfortunately will continue to exist, but that does not mean I give up. Instead, I'm looking for allies to help me fight the cancer of bigotry, "Mayor Christopher Bobbitt said in a Facebook post.
A Facebook post by Lawrence Township Public Schools states, "We take these incidents seriously and will conduct further investigations until all the facts are revealed."
"To repeat Mayor Bobbitt," Hass has no home in Lawrence Township, "the statement said.
Lawrence Township is located northeast of Trenton, the state capital.