By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say a child was attacked and robbed on Staten Island.

It happened around 5:20 p.m. Wednesday.

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Police are trying to identify two people who allegedly punched a 9-year-old boy and stole his bicycle on Staten Island on Sept. 22, 2021. (Credit: NYPD Crime Stoppers)

According to police, a 9-year-old boy was riding his bicycle near Osgood Avenue and Stage Lane when two people approached him.

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The two individuals allegedly punched the child in the head and told him to get off his bicycle.

They then took off with the boy’s bike.

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Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at

CBSNewYork Team