NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a man they say knocked a 5-year-old boy off his bicycle in Washington Square Park.
It happened shortly after 5 p.m. on Feb. 26.READ MORE: Coroner Confirms Remains Found Are Gabby Petito's, Says Manner Of Death Is A Homicide As Search Resumes For Brian Laundrie
Police said the suspect kicked the child’s bike, causing him to fall off.
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The suspect was last seen heading east on Washington Square South from Thompson Street.
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Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.