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Suspect Beats 12-Year-Old Boy, Steals His Bike Inside 67th Avenue Subway Station

Feb. 15, 2021 By Allie Griffin

Police are searching for a suspect who beat a 12-year-old and stole his bike at a Forest Hills subway station Thursday.

The suspect approached the boy inside the mezzanine level of the 67th Avenue subway station at about 5:20 p.m. and began punching him, police said.

He punched the boy in the head and throughout his body and then forcibly grabbed his bicycle. He fled with the bike on a Manhattan-bound train.

The victim refused medical attention, police said.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the male is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

Robbery suspect and 67th Avenue station (NYPD/ Google Maps)

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Ethan Tremaine

Put transit police back in stations and on trains. This is absolutely absurd. Details on suspect?

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Richard Kaye

Find him and lock his ass up. Virtual studying from Rikers. No more time for BS. Enough!! After doing time and mandated into a program to find out what’s going on with the kid and his family. Maybe he’ll learn.

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