NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say a child was attacked and robbed on Staten Island.
It happened around 5:20 p.m. Wednesday.READ MORE: FDNY Planning Big Anti-COVID Vaccine Mandate Demonstration For Thursday Morning Outside Gracie Mansion
According to police, a 9-year-old boy was riding his bicycle near Osgood Avenue and Stage Lane when two people approached him.READ MORE: Castellanos Scores To Help NYCFC Beat Fire
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.MORE NEWS: Hamid Secures 8th Clean Sheet, DC United Beats New York
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 NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.