10-year-old boy charged with robbery

April 29, 2011 4:45:28 AM PDT
Police in New Rochelle say a 10-year-old boy has been arrested on a felony robbery charge after violently mugging another child.

Detective Capt. Joseph Schaller says victim, who's also 10, was punched three times in the face when he refused to give up his money - about $7.

Police said Thursday that the attacker also threatened to "poke" the victim with a knife, although none was found.

The case will be heard in Family Court.

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