NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say a 14-year-old boy was punched in the face by a man on a bicycle, who rode away with his cellphone.
It happened around 1 p.m. on Jan. 21 near Faile Street and Bruckner Boulevard in the Bronx.READ MORE: Tri-State Area Reports Steady Progress In COVID Vaccination Effort As Eligibility Expands
Police said the suspect rode up to the teen, got off his bicycle and punched the boy several times in the face and body.READ MORE: Driver Arrested After Car Slams Into Scaffolding On East Side
He allegedly took the teen’s iPhone before heading north on Bruckner Boulevard.MORE NEWS: NYPD Enlists Volunteers For Citywide Graffiti Cleanup Initiative
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.