NYPD looking for man in Bronx who attacked boy

WILLIAMSBRIDGE, Bronx (WABC) -- Police are looking for a man who they say attacked an 11-year-old, pulling down his pants in the Bronx.

Around 3:15 p.m. May 30, a man approached an 11-year-old boy near White Plains Road and Magenta Street in the Williamsbridge section.

According to the New York City Police Department, he grabbed the boy from behind and demanded money. The man then told the victim he had a knife and forced him to Bronx Park where he again demanded money.

Police said the man then forced the victim onto the floor and pulled the victim's pants down. The boy fought him off and the suspect fled.

The suspect is described as light-skinned, 17-19 years-old with a thin build and braces on his teeth. He was last seen wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, white and blue sneakers and blue jeans.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
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