14-year-old boy robbed at gunpoint by group inside Brooklyn Bridge Park

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Thursday, June 9, 2022
Group wanted for robbery of teen boy in Brooklyn
Police are searching for a goup who they say robbed a teen boy in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

BROOKLYN (WABC) -- Police are searching for a large group that attacked a 14-year-old boy and robbed him at gunpoint in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

It happened on Saturday, June 4, at 7:50 p.m. in the park near Pier 2.

Police say the group attacked the victim at random, pushing him to the ground, punching him in the face, and threatening him with a gun.

They then forcibly removed his cellphone, sneakers, hat, debit card, and ID cards.

Fortunately, the boy wasn't seriously hurt.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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